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Viewpoint: As meat consumption reaches record highs, it’s clear that substituting plants for meat won’t help address climate concerns. Here’s what will

Viewpoint: As meat consumption reaches record highs, it’s clear that substituting plants for meat won’t help address climate concerns. Here’s what will

MIT Technology Review | 
[G]lobal emissions from food production are expected to rise 60% by 2050, in large part because of increased livestock production ...
Viewpoint: Is our western food system based on 'intensive agriculture' broken? Not if the environment and alleviating poverty and hunger matter

Viewpoint: Is our western food system based on ‘intensive agriculture’ broken? Not if the environment and alleviating poverty and hunger matter

Foreign Policy | 
In the popular bourgeois imagination, the idealized farm looks something like the ones that sell produce at local farmers markets ...
Viewpoint: Public investment in farming technology could cut land use by 63 thousand square miles—'about the size of Iowa’

Viewpoint: Public investment in farming technology could cut land use by 63 thousand square miles—’about the size of Iowa’

Breakthrough Institute | 
Using existing research on the relationship between R&D and productivity and SIMPLE, a global economic model of agriculture, we find ...
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Land use for meat production slashed by 140 million hectares since 2000. Intensive agriculture could keep the decline going

Breakthrough Institute | 
Pastureland is by far the single largest human land use on the planet. Globally, we use twice as much land ...
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‘Ecomodern Eating’: Why agricultural productivity and innovation are key to sustainable food and farming

Breakthrough Institute | 
Sunday, April 22nd, marked nearly 50 years since millions of people gathered for the first Earth Day. Their celebration raised awareness ...
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100% organic farming would require ‘Australia-sized amount of extra land’ due to lower yields, no synthetic fertilizer

Breakthrough Institute | 
Organic farming, which prohibits the use of synthetic fertilizers, is often touted as the solution to many of agriculture’s environmental ...
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Would switching to organic farming cut greenhouse gas emissions?

Breakthrough Institute | 
A new study, led by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, gives the impression that a large-scale shift to organic farming ...
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Livestock feedlots more sustainable than organic cattle grazing, research shows

Breakthrough | 
[Editor’s note: Dan Blaustein-Rejto is a food and agriculture analyst at the Breakthrough Institute.] A new report provides further evidence ...
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Viewpoint: Meatless meat could be next environment-saving breakthrough

Breakthrough Institute | 
[Editor's note: Dan Blaustein-Rejto is a food and agriculture analyst at the Breakthrough Institute. He holds a Master’s in public policy from ...
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