Planting trees may not slow climate change as much as was thought for these reasons

Planting trees may not slow climate change as much as was thought

We know that trees absorb carbon dioxide and water and through the process of photosynthesis they create glucose which supports the tree. Essentially, they remove carbon dioxide, a global warming gas, from the atmosphere and therefore planting trees should help protect the planet from long-term …

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Risk of the Amazon jungle collapsing into Savannah or a degraded ecosystem

Amazon jungle at risk of converting to Savannah grassland

NEWS AND VIEWS: According to a study, it appears that the Amazoncould be heading towards a tipping point where a combination of events result in this great jungle of 400 billion trees collapsing into a grassy Savannah or a degraded ecosystem. The Times reports that …

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Mr Bean accused of undermining EV market BUT he is correct in his criticisms

Rowan Atkinson has allegedly undermined the electric vehicle market with his criticisms but I would argue that he is correct

NEWS AND COMMENT: Rowan Atkinson is famous for playing the character he created, Mr Bean; the hapless and mute cartoon character who has entertained millions. But Ron Atkinson is a very smart guy with an Oxbridge degree in electrical engineering as I recall. And he …

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UK watchdog, CMA, to investigate Unilever greenwashing

CMA investigate alleged Unilever greenwashing

NEWS AND COMMENT: Greenwashing is becoming or has become an important part of large commercial organisations. If they can’t genuinely make their products more environmentally friendly at least they can present the idea that they are environmentally friendly to the greater public through advertisements and …

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The moon is becoming polluted with human detritus

The moon is becoming polluted with human detritus and it will no doubt become worse over the next 30 or so years.

Unsatisfied with catastrophically polluting planet Earth by discharging billions of tons of plastic into the oceans and, equally, billions of tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, humankind has turned its attention to the moon where after six manned missions exploring its surface they’ve left …

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People living near new energy projects to be offered discounts of up to £10,000

Wind farm

NEWS AND COMMENT: In the UK, people living near energy projects such as wind farms will be offered discounts on electricity bills of up to £10,000 in order to make the project more acceptable to local residents and thereby prevent opposition. This is a measure …

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Retired lawyer and university professor shoots dead on camera two environmental campaigners who had blocked the road

Darlington shoots the first campaigner. He shoots the second soon afterwards.

NEWS AND COMMENT: This shooting took place on the Pan-American Highway in the Chame district about 50 miles north-west of the capital, Panama City. The story is extraordinary and appears to be an example of a respectable man totally losing his cool. The shooting was …

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