There’s a more sustainable way to deliver online grocery orders

May 1, 2020 by  
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Many shoppers will find the process quicker and easier post-pandemic, which begs the need for more serious attention to the transportation footprint associated with getting groceries to consumers’ front doors.

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Crops could face double trouble from insects and a warming climate

April 28, 2020 by  
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Watch the very hungry caterpillar.

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This vision of the post-pandemic food system looks a lot like a microgrid

April 24, 2020 by  
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Redundant, distributed, resilient, smaller scale and locally powered, yet connected to the larger world in ways that benefit it when safe.

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Indigo Ag’s plan to compensate farmers for carbon removal is attracting funders such as FedEx

April 23, 2020 by  
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The startup initially planned to have 3 million acres signed up for its Indigo Carbon program in the first year. It sextupled that goal.

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Small plant, big protein

April 23, 2020 by  
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Mankai is the world’s tiniest leaf vegetable. Israeli startup Hinoman wants to build it into a widely available food brand by 2025.

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Rooftop wind power might take off using a key principle of flight

April 23, 2020 by  
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A new device could open more areas to wind production by using stationary airfoils instead of twirling turbines

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Farmworkers are deemed ‘essential’ but are not protected from COVID-19

April 23, 2020 by  
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As many people in the U.S. shelter-in-place in their homes, farmworkers are at risk of becoming severely ill from the coronavirus as they continue to support the country’s food supply chain.

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Utopia? Imagining the food system of 2050

April 17, 2020 by  
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What’s implausible in 2020 may be plausible by mid-century.

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In semi-arid Africa, farmers are transforming the ‘underground forest’ into life-giving trees

April 9, 2020 by  
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Revitalization of a traditional agricultural practice known as farmer managed natural regeneration is bringing new life to millions of acres of degraded land while boosting food, fuel, habitat and carbon storage.

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Episode 214: What CSOs should do now, agtech and animal health

April 3, 2020 by  
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Two sustainable business leaders, JLL’s Cynthia Curtis and PwC’s Jeff Senne, join us for a frank chat.

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