To Save the Rainforests, Stop Doing the Things That Are Destroying Them

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Oct 13, 2021

Many scientists now believe that the Amazon is close to a tipping point, after which it would become a savanna rather than a rainforest. Instead of pulling greenhouse gases out of the atmosphere, it will start pumping them into the atmosphere, leading so-called flying rivers – bands of moisture in …

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Unimaginable Clean Energy Abundance Could Be Ours – Ending the Age of Resource Scarcity Part 2 - It's often thought that clean energy represents a transition from…  
Ending the Age of Resource Scarcity Part 1 – Why mineral shortages won’t derail clean energy - It’s often believed that the clean energy disruption could be…  
How to Decarbonize the Global Economy in 15 Years: A RethinkX Guide for COP26 - Decarbonizing the global economy at first glance looks like an…  
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Despite Growing Extinction Risk, This is How Whales Could Flourish Like Never Before

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Sep 14, 2021

North Atlantic right whales face an increasing risk of extinction due to climate change. According to a new study by scientists at Cornell University, warming oceans have driven the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale population from its traditional and protected habitat in the Gulf of Maine into cooler waters …

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The Fermentation Led Disruption of Citric Acid

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Jan 6, 2021

What do the marmalade you put on your toast and the vitamin you perhaps take at the same time have in common? Both have an ingredient called citric acid, an ubiquitous, weak organic acid. Indeed, citric acid is the molecule that led to the technology which enabled the mass production …

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Sweet Saccharine: Could sweet protein disrupt sugar?

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Dec 23, 2020

Sugar is one of the world’s most glorious ingredients. Deliciously sweet, it brings flavour and texture to so many of the dishes and products we love. But as we all know, sugar has a dark side. Alongside health issues like obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay, sugar is a volatile and …

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