Monthly Archives: November 2012

“Carbon is at a historic low”

OK, this is essentially just raw conversation, drawn down from Linkedin. I’ve just done a scant edit for flow and added references to clarify terminology. Chat’s still ongoing – I’ve not joined in yet! But it’s skirting around a lot … Continue reading

Posted in Additionality, Carbon market, Climate carbon history, Development issues, Green politics,, New forests and woodland, Rainforest, REDD+ | 3 Comments

Flooding – an increasing phenomenon or just another result of human stupidity

After another few days where there were countless TV, radio and other reporters describing in mind achingly boring detail the rise and fall of flood waters, this time throughout south western and Welsh Britain I find myself re-asking this question. … Continue reading

Posted in Flooding, Green politics,, Land use, New forests and woodland, Sheep and cattle farming, Water management, Water resource | Leave a comment

Die back, die back, as ecology says you should!

This week there’s still loads of stuff about ash die back in the media. Even with the BBC in its death throws as it lurks from scandal to scandal, they find time to talk of the end of our Ash … Continue reading

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Ashes to ashes?

Hey, what’s all this about the death of the Ash? All the media in the UK are full of the story and most are quoting Danish arboricultural experts who tell of their recent loss of 90% of their Fraxinus excelsior. … Continue reading

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