Claim: Extensive use of antibiotics in agriculture creating public health crisis

Citing an overabundance in the use of antibiotics by the agriculture and aquaculture industries that poses a threat to public health, economics professor Aidan Hollis has proposed a solution in the form of user fees on the non-human use of antibiotics.

Smart tech for scaled-up urban agriculture‚Ä®

It has been estimated that by 2050, as much as 80 percent of the earth’s population will reside in cities.

Methane levels taper off - but why?

There was a leveling off of the amount of methane in the atmosphere towards the end of the last century - and scientists can't agree on why it happened.

Breeding new crops could slash CO2 levels

Breeding deeper-rooted crop plants could dramatically lower CO2 levels in the atmosphere, a University of Manchester scientist claims.