UCL News


The problem with palm oil

26 August 2020

Professor Simon Lewis (UCL Geography) discusses how palm oil is in 50% of packaged items in supermarkets, including shampoo, margarine, tinned custard, and recommends that the land currently used for palm oil production should be kept, but we should stop deforestation.

Listen: BBC Radio 2’s ‘Jeremy Vine Show’ (from 31 min 15 secs)