The Other Inconvenient Truth: How Agriculture is Changing the Face of Our Planet

May 29, 2012 • Farming Practices, Daily Email Recap

Here is a link to a video presentation by Jonathan Foley, director of the Institute on the Environment (IonE) at the University of the Minnesota, where he is a professor and McKnight Presidential Chair in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior.

Many people tend to think of climate change as the biggest environmental issue we face today. But maybe it’s not, argues Foley. In this presentation, Foley shows how agriculture and land use are maybe a bigger culprit in the global environment crisis, and could grow even larger as we look to feed over 9 billion people in the future.


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