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GMO food labeling: Closing the divide between public perception and reality

by Janelle Kwan, MBA ’15 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Linda Fisher, Chief Sustainability Officer of DuPont, in an EDGE Seminar on Mar. 11, 2015 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. This article … Continue reading

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Food vs. fuel: State of the debate

by Carol Healy, MEM/MBA Class of 2014 and Dan Vermeer, Executive Director of EDGE Food security is back in the news.  According to estimates, this summer’s drought is the second most costly natural disaster in US history, after Hurricane Katrina … Continue reading

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Connecting the Dots on Agriculture, Water, and Energy

In Thomas Homer-Dixon’s book The Ingenuity Gap, he describes a growing chasm between the world’s knotty problems and its lagging ability to develop robust and integrated solutions.  An “ingenuity gap” emerges when a society’s ability to solve problems is outpaced … Continue reading

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