… and the workings of number 55 Tufton Street. . Perhaps a certain amount of scepticism is due when it comes to ‘net-zero carbon emissions’… Read More »An “honest” debate over the cost of net zero
The Covid pandemic was a reminder that localised networks give our food system resilience during disruption, but also that they pay farmers fairly to produce… Read More »How is local food doing in the Sid Valley?
“Not all milk and meat is the same. Extensive, often mobile, pastoral systems – of the sort commonly seen across the African continent, as well… Read More »A nuanced debate around livestock and greenhouse gases
“But the reasons for the decline are clear and we know conservation actions deliver results for nature. We have never had a better understanding of… Read More »Nature-depletion: State of Nature report 2023
“We will be carrying out a repeat survey next year to assess how the treescape has changed. Would you like to be one of our… Read More »Calling all volunteers: updating the Arboretum’s 2014 Tree Survey
“Our commitment to energy efficiency has not changed one iota” [Treasury] . Unfortunately, the debate around insulating homes has become somewhat politicised, with the Sun congratulating… Read More »Why the energy efficiency taskforce is being scrapped
Calling for people to keep an ‘open mind’ during the trial period [Devon Live] . Demonstrations have been held against the new ‘low-traffic neighbourhoods’ in… Read More »How are we going to decarbonise Exeter’s streets? Cycling and walking?
“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” [Facebook comment] . In August 2020, there were complaints about areas of the Sidmouth Cemetery gone wild. This… Read More »Managing wildlife in Sidmouth Cemetery – three years on
Cornish Lithium secures funding to open the first mine for lithium in the UK [Guardian] And launches a crowdfunding campaign to build a sustainable, battery-grade lithium… Read More »Cornwall ‘looks to become a global hub for sourcing’ lithium