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. Jonathan Foley shows why we desperately need to begin "terraculture" — farming for the whole planet.

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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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