Several companies are already working on commercialising BioClay, the non genetically modified technology that promises to put an end to the use of harmful pesticides, and to making abundant and safe food possible.
The good news: Companies and governments are committed to reducing the environmental impact of food production and consumption. The bad news: The climate may be changing too fast for crops to cope, and there are too few safe solutions.
Henry I Miller –
Stanford University academic Henry I Miller argues that access to agricultural technology such as herbicides, pesticides, and genetically modified crops is a fundamental right for farmers, and can help feed the world's hungry billions.
Stefaan Verhulst –
The quintillions of bytes in data we generate every day offer potential economic, cultural and political benefits. Here's how private data can be used for social good through the concept of data responsibility, according to New York University's Stefaan Verhulst.
Greenhouse gas nitrous oxide is 300 times more effective at trapping heat than carbon dioxide, yet the impact of nitrogen on climate change seldom makes headlines the way carbon dioxide does. Solving it will require the world to relook its agricultural practices and dietary choices, say researchers.
What is gene drive technology, and why is it terrible news for natural ecosystems? Environmental lawyer Claire Hope Cummings spells out the dangers of genetic interventions in the name of conservation.
Top Players Novamont, Arcadia, Elevance, Amyris Leading Dramatic Changes in Chemical Industry: As innovative startups in bio-based materials and chemicals reach the scale needed to make a commercial impact, Lux ...