Friday, 14 June 2019

Promises, Promises

It is somewhat disconcerting (but also rather predictable) that less than 30% of the government target to plant 5000 hectares of land in England with trees (as part of the campaign to ameliorate 'greenhouse gas' emissions) has been currently achieved (https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jun/13/tree-planting-in-england-falls-72-short-of-government-target). One should also note that there are trees and there are trees (some species are much better at removing carbon dioxide than others).

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