Vertical farming: The potential climate benefits may stack up, but is it a distraction?

Michael Holder
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Credit: Crop One Holdings

The world's largest vertical farm is to be built in Dubai backed by $40m investment, but is this the future for agriculture or a distraction from more pressing climate problems?

Vertical farming: eco-friend or foe? Well, the first thing to say - to invoke Jez from Peep Show - is that it is not pyramid selling. No, whatever the name might imply to the suspicious and unacquainted,...

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