How do we go about feeding a planet that’s hotter, drier and more crowded than ever? From a remote-controlled organic farm in Shanghai, a Norwegian fish farm and famine-stricken parts of Ethiopia, innovators are seeking to reinvent the global food system to be more productive and nutritious. Does this mean the end of animal meat? Can a clean, climate-resilient food system be built to distribute calories in a way that is efficient and equitable?
Join Civil Eats editor Twilight Greenaway and Fate of Food author Amanda Little for a conversation on how innovation and agriculture, technology and traditional knowledge are coming together to sustain a planet of 8 billion.
June 18, 2019
The Commonwealth Club 110 The Embarcadero Taube Family Auditorium San Francisco, 94105 United States
Author, The Fate of Food: What We’ll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World
Contributing Editor, Civil Eats
Founder and Host, Climate One
6 p.m. check-in 6:30 p.m. program
7:30 p.m. networking reception
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