Panel: The Quandary over Fertilizer—How Do We Feed Our Crops While Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions?
Bert G. Kerstetter '66 Ethics and the Environment Lecture Series -- Speakers: Timothy LaSalle, The Rodale Institute; Tracy Blackmer, Iowa Soybean Association; David Castle, University of Ottawa; Discussant: Jerry Mellilo, Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory -- Nitrous oxide generated by the use of fertilizer production and use and nitrogen fixation by crops is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture, and the IPCC projects large increases in emissions as food production increases. What are the technical and policy alternatives for reducing these emissions?
Location: McCosh, Room 50
Date/Time: 04/30/08 at 3:45 pm - 04/30/08 at 5:00 pm
Category: Conferences & Lecture Series
Department: Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI)