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Scientists To EU: Grow More Legumes For Sustainable & Nutritious Food System

4 Mins Read Producing more beans, peas and lentils offers a far more sustainable and nutritious approach to European agriculture, scientists say in a new study. According to the research, adding legumes to traditional crop rotations can significantly reduce the use of pesticides and fertilisers, slashing emissions in line with the European Green Deal, while promoting a transition […]

Engineers Develop ‘Whitest Paint Yet’ To Cool Buildings That Could Replace Air Conditioning

3 Mins Read Engineers have developed a new paint formulation that could literally cool buildings down, reducing the need to use air conditioning and lowering our carbon footprint. Coating rooftops with the ultra-white paint could even be “more powerful than central air conditioners”, say the scientists.  Scientists have now pushed the limits on how white paint can possibly […]