Video: The Future of Meat


In the latest essay for our Future of Food series, Marian Swain details how modern, intensive livestock production can offer environmental efficiencies compared to traditional, lower-input systems As global demand for meat grows, the environmental “hoofprint” of livestock production could grow, too. In a world where billions of people want meat on their plates, it will be crucial to leverage the efficiency of intensive systems to meet demand and minimize environmental harm.


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A Breakthrough Series


An Introduction: The Future of Food
by Ted Nordhaus


Is Precision Agriculture the Way to Peak Cropland?
by Linus Blomqvist and David Douglas


The Future of Meat
by Marian Swain


Food Production and Wildlife on Farmland
by Linus Blomqvist


Plenty of Fish on the Farm
by Marian Swain



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