The United States produces over 1 million barrels of ethanol a day, mostly from corn, to be mixed into gasoline. But is it cleaner? And are the government’s economic incentives having intended consequences? We review the research.
Author Michael Pollan discussed the Farm Bill’s far-reaching impact on the U.S. food system and the environment, how journalists can better cover food policy, and more during a visit to Harvard's Shorenstein Center.
An estimated 603.7 million adults and 107.7 million children worldwide were obese in 2015, according to new estimates published in The New England Journal of Medicine. China and the U.S. had the highest number of obese adults.