Author of Perilous Bounty, Tom Philpott, discusses the problems with the current state of U.S. agriculture and solutions for a resilient future.
On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” learn about Kamala Harris on dietary guidelines and the implications of food policy. And hear from Ted Nordhaus of the Breakthrough Institute, Tom Philpott, author of Perilous Bounty, and Luis Guardia of FRAC.
With 30 million tons of plastic thrown away annually in the U.S. alone, plastic waste can feel hopeless—but it’s easier than it seems to make an impactful change.
On Food Talk Live: The Breakthrough Institute director Ted Nordhaus explains the research behind his arguments in favor of high-yield crops, intensified animal production, and a globalized supply of cheap food.
The standards, which require more sustainable and equitable practices than many existing certifications, are based around three pillars: soil health and land management, animal welfare, and farmer and worker fairness.
The Horn of Africa is currently experiencing one of the most destructive locust invasions in history, threatening food security and the livelihoods of small farmers.
Shefali Sharma, director of the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, talks with FoodTank about her recent report “Milking the Planet” and the impact of the dairy industry on climate change.
The final draft of the Democratic National Convention Platform promises to help slow climate change and proposes a net zero emissions goal for agriculture, but Joe Biden’s strategies do not go far enough. There is still time to change that.
The EU’s new Farm to Fork strategy marks a turning point in climate change legislation, setting forth principles to alleviate the environmental and social impacts of food production and food consumption