When genetic engineering is the environmentally friendly choice

August 9, 2017 by  
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CRISPR gene editing can fight crop disease far more benignly than conventional practices.

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Debunking the 14 myths about why we should go nuclear

August 9, 2017 by  
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Awaiting the DOE study on baseload generation, here are the reasons why energy efficiency, grid flexibility and renewables enhance low-cost reliability.

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Supply chains, SDGs, subsidies and sustainability leaders

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A monthly wrap-up of recent research on sustainable business and clean technology.

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The world is perilously close to global food shock

June 25, 2015 by  
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A new report envisions a nightmare scenario in which just three climate change -driven disasters could lead to global food shock , resulting in food riots as the price of basic crops skyrockets and stock markets experience significant losses. The risk assessment , which was produced by insurer Lloyd’s of London—with support from the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and vetted by academics from a number of institutions—shows just how close humanity may be to catastrophic collapse by mid-century unless significant changes are made to slow global warming . Read the rest of The world is perilously close to global food shock Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: agriculture climate change , crop disease , crop prices , food prices , food riot , food scarcity , food security , food shock , global warming farming , lloyds of london , risk assessment climate , water scarcity

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