A new pathway to greener aluminium?

Aluminium is lightweight, durable, and 100% recyclable. It’s also a key input for numerous industries. But today, the aluminium sector contributes about one per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions. Now though, the London Metal Exchange is planning to launch a platform for low-carbon aluminium, hoping to encourage more sustainable production. But critics say the strategy is overly simplistic.

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Insects: an emerging protein source for animal feed

The world is continuously looking for alternative protein sources. The FT’s Paris Bureau Chief Victor Mallet discovers how insect protein is reinventing the food chain and alleviating pressure on feeding the animals that feed the world. His journey takes him to two French companies, one embracing vertical farming, while the other focuses on resourceful recycling.

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