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Can we save the world’s climate by investing in food innovation?

Agriculture’s entire food chain could account for up to 37 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions. But as the FT’s Alice Ross explains, investment in innovations such as lab-grown meat and waste apps, or sustainability-linked loans could have a significant impact on emissions. However, compared to some other industries, in sustainable technology and finance, it has been a bit of a laggard.

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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