Victoria Brodsky

The Quartet of Food Production, Waste, Climate Change, and Nutrition

On my previous guest blogs, Why Our Food Systems are so Wasteful and  The Positive Feedback Loop of Production and Climate Change, I discuss some of the intricacies between food systems, waste, and climate change. When we throw in the topic of Nutrition, we get a complex quartet of subjects whose relationships are imperative in solving the world’s most pressing issues like climate change, hunger, and health.

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Why Our Food Systems are so Wasteful: Inefficiencies in Agriculture Technology, Infrastructure, and Waste

Guest Blog by Victoria Brodsky

“Food is not lacking, it’s just poorly managed.”  – Irene Banos Ruiz, Deutsche Welle13

Although we currently produce enough to food to feed everyone in the world 1.5x the amount of calories they need daily, there are millions of people starving, and a global food crisis looming. The reason for this includes inefficiencies in the application of agriculture technologies, infrastructure problems, and waste.

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How Will We Feed 10 Billion People in 2050?

feeding the world with agriculture

Co-Authored by Transformation, LLC Director of Projects, Victoria Brodsky

The Population Crisis at Hand

The growth of the world’s human population has been a topic of discussion for centuries. As our developments in science and technology allow for increased longevity, our hope has always been that the natural resource output from the earth will match the demand of the fast growing human population.

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AIM Summit in Dubai: “Beyond Renewables, Investing in Energy Infrastructure”

By Walter Schindler, Ed Hirs and Victoria Brodsky, Transformation LLC

I had the honor and the privilege of attending the Annual Investment Meeting Summit in Dubai as an invited speaker on November 26-27. Not only was it my first AIM Summit, but it was also my first experience visiting the incredible and fabulous city of Dubai. As one might expect, the ambiance and grandeur of the setting, combined with the professionalism of the Summit — well organized by Conference Director Raha Moradi — exceeded all of my expectations for the quality of the participants as well as the content, topics and substance of the speeches and panels. I was welcomed as a VIP and was treated with the greatest respect. Continue reading “AIM Summit in Dubai: “Beyond Renewables, Investing in Energy Infrastructure””

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The Latest Sustainability Trend: How Will We Feed 10 billion People in 2050?

Co-Authored by Transformation, LLC Director of Projects, Victoria Brodsky

The Population Crisis at Hand

The growth of the world’s human population has been a topic of discussion for centuries. As our developments in science and technology allow for increased longevity, our hope has always been that the natural resource output from the earth will match the demand of the fast growing human population. Continue reading “The Latest Sustainability Trend: How Will We Feed 10 billion People in 2050?”

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Beyond Renewables: Investing in Energy Infrastructure

Co-Authored By Walter Schindler, Ed Hirs and Victoria Brodsky, Transformation LLC

I had the honor and the privilege of attending the AIM Summit in Dubai as an invited speaker on November 26-27. Not only was it my first AIM Summit, but it was also my first experience visiting the incredible and fabulous city of Dubai. As one might expect, the ambience and grandeur of the setting, combined with the professionalism of the Summit, well organized by Conference Director Raha Moradi, exceeded all of my expectations for the quality of the participants as well as the content, topics and substance of the speeches and panels. Continue reading “Beyond Renewables: Investing in Energy Infrastructure”

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How Blockchain Could Impact Our Energy Usage

Green energy

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You may be familiar with the term “blockchain” from the post a few weeks back, or from the many news stories about Bitcoin and other new cryptocurrencies. Blockchain is the way that such currencies track the holding and exchange of currency units — a secure, transparent ledger system that all participants can see and use to track their own assets. Continue reading “How Blockchain Could Impact Our Energy Usage”

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Investments in Water and Desalination

Water Power Plant

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When researching green investment opportunities, it’s easy to be drawn to the transportation or energy sectors. Not only have new technological developments created a lot of activity in these arenas, but both have been traditional focuses for investment over many decades. This article takes a look at a different sector that has not attracted a lot of attention over the years, but is a resource that is even more fundamental and critical: water. Continue reading “Investments in Water and Desalination”