The Future of Food

THE FUTURE OF FOOD: Climate, Crops, and Consequences

Understanding the challenges associated with reliably providing food and nutrition in the context of a growing population and changing climate is integral when considering the global food system. The Future of Food: Climate, Crops, and Consequences Lecture Series, organized by the Harvard University Center for the Environment, highlights the interactions between agriculture and climate and their consequences for health and stability in an ongoing series of discussions with speakers from government, academia, and industry. 

Lecture Series Events

Thursday, February 23 - WATCH VIDEO
Title: "Meeting Future Food Needs: The Global Food System Under Climate Change"
Shenggen Fan, Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
5:00-6:30pm
Science Center Hall D, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge

Monday, April 3 - WATCH VIDEO
Title: "Trends and Challenges in Global Agriculture: The Opportunity for Digital Ag"
Michael K. Stern, Chief Executive Officer and President, The Climate Corporation
5:00pm
Geological Lecture Hall (100), 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge

Wednesday, April 26
Title: "Improving Agriculture in a Warmer World"
David Lobell, William Wrigley Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Associate Professor of Earth System Science;
Deputy Director of the Center on Food Security and the Environment, Stanford University
5:00pm
Science Center Hall A, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge

 
Monday, May 8
Title: "Understanding and Improving Crop Responses to Global Atmospheric Change"
Lisa Ainsworth, Associate Professor of Plant Biology; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Crop Sciences, USDA ARS Photosynthesis Research Unit, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
4:00pm
Biological Labs Lecture Hall, 16 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

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