FT Rethink

Making the heart of a star to power the world

Nuclear fusion has enormous potential as an energy source. It doesn't produce carbon and creates a lot less radioactive waste than current fission nuclear reactors. Until now, generating a nuclear fusion reaction efficiently has proved impossible, but as Anjana Ahuja explains, we’ve recently seen some impressive breakthroughs, and there’s also a lot more private money sloshing around.

Circular, lean inclusive and clean

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FT Rethink series focuses on the people, technology, strategies and systems moving us from an economy that is wasteful, idle, lopsided and dirty towards one that is circular, lean, inclusive and clean. The channel alternates between independent reporting from FT journalists and business perspectives from Lombard Odier