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Can We Feed the World and Sustain the Planet?

A five-step global plan could double food production by 2050 while greatly reducing environmental damage
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Kevin Van Aelst

Right now about one billion people suffer from chronic hunger. the world’s farmers grow enough food to feed them, but it is not properly distributed and, even if it were, many cannot afford it, because prices are escalating.

But another challenge looms.

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