food

  • Can the meat industry become more environmentally friendly?

    According to a 2009 study by environmental experts Robert Goodland and Jeff Anhang, 51 % global greenhouse-gas emissions are caused by animal agriculture, the practice of breeding animals for the production of animal products. The industry is responsible for the emission of methane, nitrous oxide and carbon dioxide. The U.S....
  • The Future of Food

    For centuries we have taken for granted the natural processes governing the planet. Often we disregard the consequences of using such processes to our advantage despite not fully understanding how they function. On the surface, humanity seems to have food production under control- yet where plants are concerned it...