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GMO crops could expect a brighter future

29 May, 2017 – Genetically modified (GMO) crops remain controversial, but scientists still have faith that they will help both to replace fossil fuels and to feed the world.

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Food industry is cooking the planet

25 May, 2017 – One of the biggest contributors to climate change is the agricultural food industry, but the political will to tackle the issue is lacking.

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Drylands will suffer if world reaches 2°C

25 April, 2017 – Subtropical drylands heat up far quicker than humid climates, so the global temperature must be kept below the 2°C target to avoid serious consequences.

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Vital groundwater depleted faster than ever

2 April, 2017 – Global use of irreplaceable groundwater is exhausting the supply so fast that researchers say it will drive up food prices and hit international trade.

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Healthy diet good for climate change

14 March, 2017 – US-based research has found that even a modest switch to a more vegetable-based diet could lead to a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.

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Battery power boost to renewables

21 February, 2017 – Researchers have moved one step closer to the dream of the renewables industry: batteries that can store large amounts of energy cheaply for extended periods.

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