Sigourney Weaver journeys to 2050

Holywood star Sigourney Weaver is the narrator of a new online series which investigates what the world might look like in 2050. The future of food is examined in a couple of episodes of the Dream the Future...

Catch up on the big issues

How will the world be able to feed nearly 10 billion mouths - in a sustainable way - by 2050? We reported on Wednesday the internationally-renowned Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) was hosting ...

Renewables dream can be realised

How realistic is it for the majority of countries around the world to shift to 100% renewable energy by the middle of the century? According to a study led by Stanford's Mark Jacobson, 139 nations can achiev...

Orlando opts for clean energy future

(USA) Orlando is the 40th American city to commit to moving to 100% renewable energy. Yesterday's unanimous vote by the Orlando City Commission backed calls to do so by 2050. The decision was greeted with...

Yokogawa makes circular pledge

A multi-billion dollar global corporation has pledged to shift to a circular model by 2050. Yokogawa has over 100 companies worldwide and is active across a range of sectors delivering tech and product solut...

‘From aspiration to implementation’

(CANADA) There are major societal challenges to overcome today and a whole lot more on the horizon as populations increase and pressure is heaped on food systems. So we asked some biotech leaders - an...

Shifting to a circular system by 2050

(HOLLAND) A global movement is growing in support of the circular economy. Replacing the linear system's environmentally crippling ‘take-make-dispose’ model isn't just preferable, it is essential. And the...