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Coronavirus could lead to biggest carbon dioxide emissions drop since World War II – ‘Sweeping halt of economic activity around the world’ By Alexandra Kelley The sweeping halt of economic activity around the world has governments scrambling to provide adequate relief for vulnerable industries and people. But one silver lining is emerging from this economic freeze: carbon emissions are down. And scientists estimate that they could fall even farther, specifically to pre-World War II levels. “I […]

Edible insects set to be approved by EU in ‘breakthrough moment’ – ‘Could put mealworms, locusts & baby crickets on menus’ It is being billed as the long-awaited breakthrough moment in European gastronomy for mealworm burgers, locust aperitifs and cricket granola. Within weeks the EU’s European Food Safety Authority is expected by the insect industry to endorse whole or ground mealworms, lesser mealworms, locusts, crickets and grasshoppers as being safe for human consumption. The ruling is […]