Reach ‘peak meat’ by 2030 to tackle climate crisis, say scientists

Reducing meat and dairy consumption will cut methane and allow forests to thriveLivestock production needs to reach its peak within the next decade in order to tackle the climate emergency, scientists have warned.They are calling for governments in all…

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Climate crisis could lead to more wind power, says report

Scientists say shifting ocean circulation patterns may have triggered rapid wind speed riseThe global climate crisis could help to generate more renewable electricity by spurring faster wind speeds for the world’s growing number of windfarms, according…

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Food prices set to rise in UK as floods ruin crops

Soaring prices likely as potatoes rot in sodden fields and farmers struggle to sow wheat The price of crisps and chips are expected to rise in the new year as the flooding in northern England hits the supply of winter vegetables such as potatoes, cauli…

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Richard Branson: ‘Aviation can be carbon neutral sooner than we realise’

The relentlessly upbeat entrepreneur believes efficiency and electricity could stop airlines worsening the climate crisisLife has been quite a trip for Sir Richard Branson so far, and this weekend will be no exception as he flies to the US from Tel Avi…

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Need a flying taxi? These two firms can get a cab to you ‘by 2022’

Air travel is set to be transformed sooner than you think as firms unveil vertical takeoff electric prototypesWhile conventional airlines struggle for more environmentally friendly alternatives to jet fuel, a host of startups are betting on zero-emissi…

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