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September 06, 2019

‘The single most important goal of the candidates’ climate plan’ – CNN.com

The most urgent climate challenge of the next two years is to get Donald Trump out of the White House. Unless that happens, there is no way to restore sanity to US […]

August 08, 2019

The planet is being consumed by humans – CNN.com

Humanity is on a collision course with nature. Already 72% of the global ice-free land surface is dedicated to supporting our species, and between a quarter and a third of […]

June 03, 2019

UK and Trump miles apart on climate change – CNN.com

Fresh from the latest disasters on Brexit, surely the last thing the UK needs is a state visit from the world’s provocateur-in-chief, Donald Trump. Trump’s position on Brexit — bring […]

January 26, 2019

Climate change: The more we know, the worse it seems – CNN.com

To get a full grasp of climate change, you need to take a geological perspective. Wind the clock back all the way through human history, past the Romans and through […]

April 05, 2018

5 April 2018 – Seeds of Science published in the UK!

The wait is finally over… for more see my Books page.

January 05, 2018

Mark Lynas – Speech to the Oxford Farming Conference 2018

Five years ago, almost to this very day, I stood before you and offered an apology for my earlier anti-GMO activism. Today I want to do something different. Whereas my […]

October 26, 2017

Oxitec expands production of GMO mosquito

Oxitec — a company that seeks to control pest insects through their genetics — has announced that it will invest $9.88 million to mass-produce one billion genetically modified mosquito eggs per […]

September 18, 2017

Is feedlot beef better for the environment?

If everyone in the world went vegan, it would solve both the greenhouse gas and biodiversity problems almost overnight. Evidence shows that if people adopted entirely plant-based diets, the planet […]

September 18, 2017

Experts find climate-skeptic and anti-GMO studies are scientifically flawed

By Mark Lynas Although many papers have been published claiming that genetically engineered (GMO) foods are harmful and that humans aren’t changing the climate, not a single one of them […]

August 31, 2017

Now we have a moral duty to talk about climate change

(CNN)- This is what climate change looks like. Entire metropolitan areas — Houston in the United States and Mumbai in India — submerged in catastrophic floods. Record-breaking rainfall: Harvey’s 50-plus […]