Trillions of dollars in assets have joined forces to steer the global economy towards net-zero carbon emissions. Our Science Director, Roger Highfield, talks about the power of big finance to curb climate change with Adam Matthews, Chair of the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI), which tracks corporate decarbonisation.
The splashdown of a space tourism mission yesterday marks the end of a new experiment to help astronauts grow their own food. Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses how growing meat in microgravity could pave the way for a more efficient alternative to farming back on Earth.
A new agricultural revolution could be the best way to avert the climate crisis, according to a report out this month. Science Director, Roger Highfield, talks to one of the authors.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, visits ITER in southern France, the world’s largest fusion project, to assess whether it will mark a milestone in averting harmful climate change.
The potential impact – and acceptance – of replacing traditional farming with laboratory-grown meat is assessed by Science Director Roger Highfield.
Permafrost peatlands in Europe and Western Siberia are closer to a climatic tipping point than previous believed. Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to a University of Leeds team about the risk of permafrost peatland thaw, which could accelerate future climate change.
The Amazon, the world’s biggest tropical rainforest, shows signs of distress. Roger Highfield, Science Director, reports on new data that show how this remarkable ecosystem could turn into a savannah.
The climate pledges of 25 of the world’s largest companies fall short of their net zero and carbon neutral claims, according to a new study. Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to Sybrig Smit, climate policy analyst.
Science Director Roger Highfield reports on an American study that suggests a radical change in diet could buy valuable time to slow damaging climate change.
Former curator Liz Bruton explores how bicycles in the Science Museum Group Collection were ordinary, radical and sustainable.
To mark National Tree Week, colleagues from across the Science Museum Group gathered at the National Collections Centre in Wiltshire to help plant 1,000 trees.
Assistant Curator Katie McNab explores all thing seeds, including a look at the longest experiment, their importance, and what seeds we have in the Science Museum Group Collection.