Science stories – Sustainability


How do we face the same challenges now as we did 350 years ago? Professor Robin Perutz, Fellow of the Royal Society, looks at how ‘new ideas’ such as the greenhouse effect and alternative fuels were built on old ideas through the pages of the world’s oldest scientific journal Philosophical Transactions.

This film is part of a series of Science stories to celebrate 350 years of scientific publishing by the Royal Society. https://royalsociety.org/publishing350/