Pamela Ronald, a plant pathologist and geneticist, will be in conversation with Raoul Adamchak, author, organic farmer and manager at the University of California at Davis student farm. This conversation will be moderated by science writer, Emma Marris. Through the lens of climate mitigation, this talk will explore the science behind genetic modification of plants, new techniques in organic farming, and how these new technologies will have to be applied in the coming decades.
Cooper Union x Climate Week NYC 2020 is a series of lectures and events addressing our shared future through the lens of global Green New Deals, environmental racism, and community action. We aim to promote curiosity, interdisciplinary dialogue, and sustained engagement with the climate crisis.