Researchers recommend adoption of high-yield practices in developing countries
By Summit Voice
SUMMIT COUNTY —A doubling of the global demand for food by 2050, the world will likely face create significant new environmental challenges unless agricultural practices change.
Producing the quantities of food needed to meet that demand could add significant amounts of carbon dioxide and nitrogen to the atmosphere, exacerbating global warming and potentially driving numerous species to extinction, according a report published last week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (more…)