This Is How CO2 Can Be Transformed Into Food for Animals

A British biotechnology start-up is converting industrial greenhouses gases into protein for animal fodder. The company uses a process it says can help to feed the world’s growing population while simultaneously being sustainable. Deep Branch uses micro-organisms to synthesize carbon dioxide (CO2), the main climate-warming greenhouse gas, into a protein-rich …

The Circular Economy Can Help Save the Planet –⁠ if We Start Innovating Now

As we begin 2021, businesses face a complex matrix of challenges – from rising geo-economic tensions to the urgency of the climate crisis. With less than ten years to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Decade to Deliver is underway, and leaders must act for impact now. …

These Are the ‘Positive’ Tipping Points That Could Slow Global Warming

There may be light at the end of the tunnel in the battle to reduce carbon emissions. Governments and institutions could help halt carbon emissions with just a few carefully selected policy measures, according to a new paper, which looked at the experience of the energy industry and changing trends …

Reform Is Not Enough to Build Trust – a Call for System Change

In 2021, the world has a chance to not just move beyond the acute COVID-19 public health crisis, but to do it in a way that sets us on a just and green path to recovery. As Greenpeace has previously said, we have an unmissable chance to put people and …

Building Trust: Here’s What You Need to Know About the Davos Agenda 2021

Over the past year, the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has devastated lives and livelihoods across the globe, laying bare structural inequities – and making clear the urgency of more fairly rebuilding the world’s social and economic systems in the wake of the crisis. Now, with the first vaccine doses being administered …

These Are the World’s Greatest Threats in 2021

The Global Risks Report 2021 is the 16th edition of the Forum’s annual analysis and looks back at a year ravaged by a global pandemic, economic downturn, political turmoil and the ever-worsening climate crisis. The report explores how countries and businesses can act in the face of these risks. Unsurprisingly, …

This Zoo Just Saved One of the World’s Rarest Turtles From Extinction

Some of the rarest turtles in the world have been brought back from the brink of extinction. The Northern River Terrapin (Batagur baska) is a freshwater turtle once common in the waterways of southwest India, Bangladesh and Myanmar. It has been considered a local delicacy, which is what led to …