Whilst New South Wales burns, the media is abuzz with arguments between the Australian Prime Minister and UN Climate Change leaders. What are they talking about? Are bush fires getting worse and are we the only ones with this problem? Find out in this Bushfire edition of Lagrange Point.
How did science stop the apocalyptic famines predicted in the 1960s? Would you have a vasectomy to make the planet more sustainable? Who wins when salmon and hydro power meet? All of this and more in our sustainable planet special.
We dive into the winners and losers of the biggest scientific event of the year, the Nobel Prize! We discuss who won and who missed out on recognition. The impact on theoretical vs practical science, the link between chocolate and the Nobel prize, and the troubling under-representation of women scientists in the Nobel Prize history.