What will we eat in the future?
What was once a rhetorical musing has now become the critical question of our time, as scientists grapple with tricky questions about life—and larders—in a climate-changing world.
Agriculture is both a key contributor to climate change and one of the sectors most vulnerable to those changes.
That fact alone should send an urgent message that the way we farm has to change.
Instead, what we are witnessing is a stubborn cadre of policymakers, tech companies and big agribusinesses that believe that business as usual can be maintained with a just a few tweaks to the system.
But the science is telling a different story.