Can a burger help solve climate change?

Meat is essentially a huge cheque written against the depleted funds of our environment. To find a solution, Impossible Foods assembled a team of scientists who approached simulating a hamburger as if it were the Apollo program.

Venus could have supported life for billions of years

According to a study, for 2 to 3 billion years after Venus formed, the planet could have maintained a habitable environment. Then a massive runaway Greenhouse Effect caused Venus’s atmosphere to become incredibly dense and hot.

Greta Thunberg slams world leaders in emotional UN address

Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Monday opened the United Nations Climate Action Summit with an angry condemnation of world leaders for failing to take strong measures to combat climate change. “How dare you?” she said.

Scientists set out how to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

Greenhouse gas emissions could be halved in the next decade if a small number of current technologies and behavioural trends are ramped up and adopted more widely, researchers have found, saying strong civil society movements are needed to drive such change.

Zambians told to ditch one of their favourite dishes

Zambia’s vice-president has called for a radical change in the eating habits of the nation, saying people should ditch the staple, maize meal, for more nutritious foods – a proposal akin to telling Italians to stop eating pasta.

How we stopped acid rain

Acid rain went from being a pollution disaster to an environmental success story. How did scientists manage to prove that acid rain existed, and find a way to stop it?