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Dirty air, plastic pollution and climate change – we’ve all heard the doom and gloom scenarios for our future, but thanks to new research and understanding, it doesn’t have to be this way.

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Dirty air, plastic pollution and climate change – we’ve all heard the doom and gloom scenarios for our future, but thanks to new research and understanding, it doesn’t have to be this way. Come along to the Greener Futures Zone to learn more about the latest breakthroughs and our vital role as custodians of Planet Earth.

Deep-dive into the oceans to see why plastic’s not so fantastic or take a stroll over to Wattown to discover the future of our energy system, consult with our doctors about the health-effects of our environment, then learn how to limit these effects with interactive games, taste test the world’s vanishing vegetables - and discover the innovation that could save them.

If you've ever questioned the use of renewables, come along to challenge your assumptions and discover their pivotal role in tackling climate change, how they can help people on the poverty line and why they will always beat fossil fuels on cost.

Have a budding inventor with you? Greener Futures will take them to the heart of the Imperial innovations that are improving the health of our planet and ourselves. Discover the start-ups creating water from thin air, constructing low-carbon concrete and cleaning up the city's air-pollution.