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“Creating the Future We Want” Event: Reversing Global Warming while Meeting Human Needs

January 25, 2013 @ 2:00 am - 4:00 pm


CIERP’s Agriculture, Forests, and Biodiversity Program with the Friedman School’s Agriculture, Food, and Environment Program and Planet-TECH Associates present

Reversing Global Warming while Meeting Human Needs: An Urgently Needed Land-Based Option

with Allan Savory

Rancher and Restoration Ecologist, Founder of the Savory Institute and originator of the Holistic Management approach to restoring grasslands, winner of the Buckminster Fuller Challenge Award, and finalist in the Virgin Earth Challenge

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Friday, January 25, 2013


2:00 – 4:00 PM, ASEAN Auditorium


The Fletcher School, 160 Packard Avenue, Medford


Reception to follow


Free and open to the public. Convened by the Agriculture, Forests, and Biodiversity Program of the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy at Fletcher;

the Agriculture, Food, and Environment Program of Tufts’ Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy; and Planet-TECH Associates.


First in a Series of “Creating the Future We Want” Events.

While  governments  posture and  dither, a pragmatic  practitioner and intellectual entrepreneur, Allan Savory, has been developing and demonstrating a powerful technique that can reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere immediately while reversing desertification and providing livelihoods and food for millions of people. His applied research based in Zimbabwe on the restoration of grasslands  has  now  been  replicated  on millions  of  acres worldwide. The application of his methods has the potential to significantly reduce atmospheric carbon through an increase in plant growth and soil formation. This process begins immediately and involves no new technologies, only a shift to the Holistic Management practices for livestock that he has pioneered. Major organizations and institutions are now recognizing his work, but climate scientists and governments have yet to incorporate it into their analyses and policy prescriptions.



January 25, 2013
2:00 am - 4:00 pm


ASEAN Auditorium
160 Packard Ave
Medford, MA,
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