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Prominent vet Lord Sandy Trees backs gene editing for healthier livestock

Prominent vet Lord Sandy Trees backs gene editing for healthier livestock

This week’s Guest View is dedicated to veterinary professor Lord Trees who outlines his support for the Gene Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill – which is being heard in England – and its potential to deliver positive results for disease control, animal welfare and environmental impact. He points out, via Science for Sustainable Agriculture, that existing …

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UN agrees climate fund for poorest countries but backs out of ending fossil fuels

UN agrees climate fund for poorest countries but backs out of ending fossil fuels

The UN climate summit agreed to create a historic fund to pay for climate-related damage in poorer countries after working beyond sunrise in Egypt on Sunday, but backed out of deeper cuts greenhouse gas emissions and ending the use of fossil fuels. Nearly 200 countries at the summit made a breakthrough for a fund to …

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