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Jonathan Foley:
The other inconvenient truth

TEDxTC · 17:46 · Filmed Oct 2010
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A skyrocketing demand for food means that agriculture has become the largest driver of climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental destruction. At TEDxTC Jonathan Foley shows why we desperately need to begin "terraculture" — farming for the whole planet. (Filmed at TEDxTC.)

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Jonathan Foley studies complex environmental systems and their affects on society. His computer models have shown the deep impact agriculture is having on our planet. Full bio
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