Paul Roberts Explains How Scientists Started Modifying the Food System
by: Cooking Up a Story
|Running Time: 600 seconds
||Published: 2011-01-10 05:25:23
Part 1. Paul Roberts, veteran print journalist, and author of The End of Food, and The End of Oil, speaks at the first ever, Organicology conference, in Portland, Oregon. The story he tells here is a cautionary tale. Modern science has created the industrial agriculture revolution, producing enormous benefits for society. Though over time, many of these very same benefits such as lower costs of production and greater production yield started to show signs of buckling under the pressure.
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