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Investigations, accounts and observations from reporters around the world.

technology

Why just capture CO2 emissions when you can turn them into cash?

Startup Skyonic is testing technologies that transform captured CO2 into bicarbonates, acids, even limestone. The big question: Can they be scaled?

food

Eggs require as much energy to produce as beef. Can we make them from plants?

Factory-farmed eggs require more energy to produce than milk and swine, combined. That's just one of the economic arguments inspiring Hampton Creek's quest to create a plant-based egg alternative.

science

We have the ability to 'de-extinct' animals. Should we?

If we caused species to go extinct, some say we have an obligation to try to revive them. But that could have unintended consequences.