Climate Change – Sustainable Agriculture

by David Lemberg on August 18, 2008

in Global Warming

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Food riots. Worldwide rice shortages. Soaring commodity prices. Putting food on the table is becoming a global problem. Sustainable agriculture may have solutions for some of our most pressing and immediate needs.

Dr. Thomas Tomich is the Director of the Agricultural Sustainability Institute, and Professor of Community Development, Environmental Science, and Policy, at the University of California, Davis.

In our 5-24-07 SCIENCE AND SOCIETY interview, Dr. Tomich discusses
  • Is our food system sustainable?
  • The biggest issues in the field of sustainability right now
  • How science is developing capacity to identify emerging threats to sustainability
  • Linking community needs with science, industry, and public policy

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