The global population is exploding, cities are mushrooming and more farmland is needed. So why not turn high-rise buildings into greenhouses, with the latest LED lamps providing light? A huge opportunity for traditional light bulb manufacturers.
The UN's meteorological agency has said CO2 levels are accelerating at the highest rate on record and showing "no sign of a slowdown." The report comes one week ahead of a UN climate summit in Madrid.
Vertical farming and lab meat are new trends in agriculture that some say could feed the rising populations of our megacities. Kerstin Schweitzer offers a first glimpse of the future at the Global Food Summit in Munich.
French lawmakers have voted to remove tax breaks for the use of palm oil as a biofuel. The tax incentive would have benefited energy giant Total, but it led to howls of protest from environmentalists.
Researchers are claiming that the planet Venus may have been habitable for 3 billion years, before a major climate change event. A type of greenhouse effect could have created the planet's current "hellish" conditions.
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