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Agriculture and climate change
Environmental researcher Jennifer Burney explains how two of the largest problems facing society — hunger and climate change — are intertwined.
7:00p Wednesday 23 Feb 2011 Oregon State University
Jennifer Burney, a President's Postdoctoral Fellow at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, and an affiliate of the Stanford University Program on Food Security and the Environment, studies how two of the largest problems facing society — hunger and climate change — are intertwined.
She talks about how the Green Revolution has addressed and exacerbated these problems in the developing world over the past fifty years and takes a close look at the impacts of contemporary agricultural systems on food security and greenhouse gas emissions.
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