Mike Hinge is a Senior Economist at ALLFED (Alliance to Feed the Earth in Disasters).
In our interview, we discuss:
- Why nuclear fallout blocking sunlight could be one of the most extreme threats to the global food supply, and how this compares to the risk from climate change;
- How scientists and ALLFED model the fallout of nuclear winter, how it affects crop yields, and how it changes food prices for the global poor;
- Potential technologies for feeding everyone in case of a disaster, such as repurposed paper mills and seaweed could help us recover;
- Modeling the economic and political challenges of feeding everyone in the aftermath of a disaster
You can read more about the topics we cover in this episode's write-up: hearthisidea.com/episodes/mike/. You can email mike at: mike [at] allfed [dot] info.
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