The analysis estimates pollution reductions between 1999 and 2019 contributed to about 20 percent of the increase in corn and soybean yield gains during that period – an amount worth about $5 billion...
Reductions in air pollution led to significant increases in corn and soybean yields from 1999-2019, according to new Stanford research that uses satellite data to measure pollution at fine scales. Read more at woods.stanford.edu.
Rosamond L. NaylorSenior FellowWilliam Wrigley Professor of Earth System Science, Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Senior Fellow and Founding Director, Center on Food Security and the Environment
Timothy E. JoslingSenior Fellow, by courtesyProfessor, Food Research Institute, Emeritus, 1940-2018
Steven GorelickCyrus F. Tolman Professor and Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment