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Saturday, March 9 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Climate Change and Global Food Security

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Recent price spikes have precipitated renewed concerns over affordable access to food—especially in the context of changes in climate, ever-tighter supplies of irrigation water, degrading soil and other natural assets, along with evidence of slowing rates of agricultural productivity growth. The forces shaping global food supply prospects (including a changing climate) will be discussed.


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Philip Pardey

Professor, Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota
Dr. Pardey is a Professor of Science and Technology Policy in the Department of Applied Economics and director of the University of Minnesota’s International Science and Technology Practice and Policy (InSTePP) center. He was previously a senior research fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington D.C. He co-directs a Gates Foundation project, HarvestChoice, which generates new knowledge products to help guide... Read More →
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Mark Seeley

Professor and Extension Climatologist, University of Minnesota
Dr. Seeley is a Professor and Extension Climatologist at the University of Minnesota. He has  served as a commentator on Minnesota Public Radio’s “Morning Edition” news program since 1992.  He has also helped Twin Cities Public Television (TPT) produce documentaries on Minnesota’s weather history.  Seeley is author of Minnesota Weather Almanac (Minnesota Historical Society Press) and co-author of Voyageur... Read More →


Saturday March 9, 2013 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Foss Center Chapel, Augsburg

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