12 Oct '11, 5pm

Green Blog: Deep Thinking About the Future of Food: The conversion of forest land to agricultural fields must s...

Josh Haner/The New York Times A variety of drought-stressed wheat grown by researchers near Obregón, Mexico. Trying to tap into the best thinking about the future of global agriculture, as I have tried to do in my work as a reporter, can be an exercise in frustration. Many groups and many bright people go at the problem, but not many of them go at it in a holistic way. The environmental crowd is worried mainly about the ecological damage from agriculture and is prone to recommend solutions that farmers say would undercut the food supply. Traditional agronomists are mainly worried about supply — and tend at times to recommend fixes that might worsen the environmental damage. A separate crowd is primarily worried about the inequities in the global food system: that a billion people at the top end are killing themselves eating overly rich diets while a billion poor people liv...

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YES ALL THIS AWESOME FOOD NEAR MY HOUSE

YES ALL THIS AWESOME FOOD NEAR MY HOUSE

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Milton Friedman’s Magical Thinking

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The Best of Greenbuild 2011: Innovative Green Building Products of the Future

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theurbanwire.com 05 Oct '11, 4am

By Foo Min Valerie ⋅ October 5, 2011 ⋅ Print This Post ⋅ Post a comment Exploring waters unknown is a thrill to Joel Simon...

Consumer Futures 2020 | Forum for the Future

forumforthefuture.org 10 Oct '11, 1am

“… people are being persuaded to spend money we don’t have, on things we don’t need, to create impressions that won’t last...

Taking a Look at Demand Response's Bright Future

Taking a Look at Demand Response's Bright Future

greenbiz.com 13 Oct '11, 12pm

Nature of Business radio, created and hosted by Chrissy Coughlin, is a weekly show on business and environment. This week'...

How can the science behind taste testing apply to handmade, local, and artisan foods?

How can the science behind taste testing apply ...

grist.org 12 Oct '11, 10am

It's hard for taste tests performed in lab environments to produce results that work in real-world contexts. Photo: UGA Co...

Read Chris Huhne's speech to the Royal Society:...

decc.gov.uk 13 Oct '11, 11am

Thank you. I’m delighted to be here today. It’s a great honour to address the world’s foremost scientific institution. Joh...