McDonald’s promoted its 2020 sustainability and social responsibility goals in an April article in USAToday.com which some experts criticized as not going green enough.
An estimated 14,000 households in Austin, Texas, roll out a bin packed with their food scraps each week to be turned into compost, as part of the city’s goal to eliminate 90 percent of the waste it sends to landfills by 2040, according to a May article in The New York Times.
Underground farming to container farms to rooftop gardens are being explored among the newest and most efficient ways to produce food for billions of people around the world.
Genetic engineering and ecologically responsible growing practices needn’t be strange bedfellows, says plant geneticist Pamela Ronald.
Public policy leader Catherine Bertini works to empower the world’s girls as the missing link in global food aid programs.
Geneticist M.S. Swaminathan, heralded as the father of India’s Green Revolution, says it’s time for the next step: greater agricultural productivity without ecological damage.