CHRISTMAS LECTURES 2005: John Krebs - Food for the future

Lecture 5

Feeding the future

What foods will we be eating in the future? In his final lecture John looks at past developments and trends to try to predict the future of food and food production. He also looks 50 years ahead and considers the predicted growth of the world’s population, asking the questions:

How can we best feed everyone in 2055?

Are developments in conventional agriculture sufficient?

What alternative technologies might be used?

Themes

Being Human

Details

Type:
Christmas Lecture
Location:
London, UK
Filmed in:
The Theatre
Published:
2015
Filmed:
2005
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