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Leveraging AI on the Road to Net Zero

Can artificial intelligence move us toward a more sustainable food industry?

By Dale Buss
3D illustration of conceptual compass with needle pointing 0 percent of CO2. Concept of decarbonization

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Last summer’s severe heat waves around the world broke through the global consciousness and highlighted the possibility that climate change had reached dangerous new levels. Other dominant headlines trumpeted the public launch of generative artificial intelligence (AI)such as ChatGPT as it promised untold new wonders for humankind.

So is there hope for the future in putting the two trends together? Why not apply the exponentially growing capabilities of AI to solving the problem of an overh…

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About the Author

Dale Buss, contributing editor, is an award-winning journalist and book author whose career has included reporting for The Wall Street Journal, where he was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize ([email protected]).