Tag: land-use energy

Agriculture: The Other Global Change Agent

Written by | January 26th, 2010

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How will we feed the world in 2050 — and what will it mean for nature? Getting the right answers is as important as dealing with climate change, writes Conservancy scientist Joe Fargione.

Energy Sprawl and The Importance of Fact

Written by | August 26th, 2009

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During a dinner several months ago, the former U.S. ambassador C. Boyden Gray pointed a gaunt finger at me and said: “You environmentalists dislike ethanol, therefore you must want people to die.” While rhetorically grand, the accusation made little sense in the content of our dinner discussion about the potential land-use impacts of large-scale ethanol […]

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