Jesse Ausubel on Agriculture, Technology, and the Return of Nature

Channel: 
Thousands of bears in New Jersey. Humpback whales near New York City. Acres devoted to farming stable or declining even as food production soars. Jesse Ausubel of the Rockefeller University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the return of nature. Ausubel shows how technology has reduced many of the dimensions of the human footprint even as population rises and why this trend is likely to continue into the future. The conversation concludes with Ausubel's cautious optimism about the impact of climate change.
Duration: 
1:02:52
Date: 
Mon, 24 Aug 2015 06:30:00 EST
Subject Area: 
Source: 
EconTalk: Russ Roberts
Copyright 2006-2015 Library of Economics and Liberty & Liberty Fund, Inc.
Rating: 
0
Your rating: None
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
Share