Why Less Land Needs To Make More Food

With population growth adding almost three billion people by 2050, we need to figure out how to produce more food with less land and fewer emissions.

The Demand and Supply Sides of China’s One-Child Policy

On Friday, Mead Johnson, maker of infant formulas, had its stock price pop. The reason? China’s Communist Party leadership said they would ease their one child per family policy. You can see the impact on Mead Johnson’s stock price:   Started…

Population Growth: China’s One-Child Policy

Does being an only child matter? Our answer starts with a sunflower seed story. There once was a poor Chinese farmer who believed he could excel at nothing but sunflower seeds. Traditionally sold in bulk with other types of nuts,…

The Seven Billionth Baby

On October 12, 1999, according to the United Nations, the 6 billionth person (approximately) in the world was born. At the time, the UN projected the arrival of number 7 billion during 2013. Now though, the due date has been…

Will We Have Enough Food in 2050?

The world is getting richer. And richer people eat more meat. And the animals they eat consume more food. Also, everyday, the world has more people. The bottom line? According to a study from Nature, we have to double the…