Fertiliser feeds us but trashes the climate – now there’s a fix

Fertiliser feeds us but trashes the climate – now there’s a fix

Ammonia for fertilizer is usually produced at huge chemical plants like this oneVsevolod Chuvanov/Alamy By Andy Coghlan Feeding billions of people around the globe takes a lot of energy. Much of the carbon cost of this effort comes down to making ammonia, the key ingredient in many fertilisers. To do this, we rely on the […]

There’s Great Drama Within the Truths of “The Looming Tower”

There’s Great Drama Within the Truths of “The Looming Tower”

New series based on actual events (like FX’s “American Crime Story” or “Feud”) have prided themselves on hewing to truth, often basing themselves on well-researched books or screenplays that in turn are based on multiple interviews with the principals involved. “The Looming Tower,” on Hulu, is not only based on the Pulitzer Prize winning book […]