The world faces a fundamental food problem: quantity versus quality. For the last several decades these two notions have been at odds, with the gap widening. What can put a stop to this?
Fossil-fuel powered mechanized agriculture has led to rapid growth in the food supply and staved off human starvation for over 200 years. Today, climate change, caused by those very fossil fuels, is leading to undernourishment in vulnerable populations. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is fighting this trend.