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Published on Apr 16, 2012
Where's the Beef? Your Hamburger in 2050
This panel discussion was recorded at the Future Tense event: Feeding the World While the Earth Cooks, which was held in Washington, DC on April 12th, 2012
Gabor Forgacs - @Mizzou George H. Vineyard Professor of Biological Physics, University of Missouri Co-founder and CSO, Modern Meadow, Inc. Graham Meriwether - @AmericanMeat Director, Cinematographer and Producer, "American Meat" Director, Leave It Better Dawn Moncrief - @awellfedworld Founder and Executive Director, A Well-Fed World Moderator: Will Saletan - @saletan National Correspondent, Slate
When today's toddlers are parents themselves, they will face an agricultural crisis. The world population will reach 9 billion. A growing global middle class will demand more food. And climate change will leave farmers holding seeds that won't sprout. By 2050, will our global appetite outgrow our agricultural capacity? We held an event to find out how everyone—growers, technologists, governments, business leaders, and carbon-conscious consumers—will be part of the solution.