AI, Agriculture & Climate Change
Updated: Mar 22, 2022
This is a recap of the TED Circles: AI, Agriculture & Climate Change workshop held on Sat Jan 15, 2022, 10-11:30 am ET. transform this hosted TED Circles are a free, online, safe and inclusive place to connect with innovators from all over the globe. This workshop included representation from at least 8 diverse countries including Nigeria, India, Canada, US, UK, France and others.
We were incredibly honoured to have the celebrated author and Data Scientist, Serg Masís, co-host this workshop. Serg also guest authored the workshop summary below, along with an epilogue from Maram Taian, who also edited this TED Circles summary.
We live in the age of AI and climate change. Agriculture is one of the most important industries to humans and is ripe for innovation. It also has a large impact on climate change. We met to discuss:
How does AI in agriculture affect climate change?
What other factors affect climate change during food production?
Are there any ethical issues at the intersection of AI, agriculture, and climate change?
Workshop Co-host: Gunjan Syal - Chief Strategy Officer, GoEmerald
Workshop Co-host & Guest Author: Serg Masís - Data Scientist, Syngenta
Contributor & Editor: Maram Taian - Project Management Consultant, transform this
For inspiration, here are a TED Talk and an article that represent the topic: