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Published on Apr 13, 2012
The Collision Course: Rising Demand on a Hotter Planet
Mark Hertsgaard - @MarkHertsgaard Schmidt Family Foundation Fellow, New America Foundation Author, HOT: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth
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? Join us to find out how everyone—growers, technologists, governments, business leaders, and carbon-conscious consumers—will be part of the solution.