about 23 hours ago Sir, – Well done to John Gibbons (“Maybe this is the summer we all start to believe in global warming”, Opinion, August 6th) for once again highlighting the mounting evidence that climate change is happening and that it is the greatest existential threat to life on Earth Wildfires in the Arctic, melting ice sheets, rising sea levels and the acidification of the oceans: the signs are ominous. As a climate researcher at the University of East Anglia recently commented:…
How to mitigate climate change
about 22 hours ago Sir, – We are acutely aware of the problems facing planet Earth. Climate change requires solutions to carbon storage. Loss of biodiversity needs a regeneration of the natural environment Now the EPA has confirmed that our water quality continues to deteriorate at an alarming rate (Home News, December 10th). We know that we need a big effort to increase our forestry to mitigate climate change. Planting belts of native trees along our river courses will prevent the nitrates and…
Climate change skepticism 101
On Monday, the United Nations held its 2019 UN Climate Action Summit, which was intended to push the world into advancing “climate action” on greenhouse gas emissions. It featured gover…
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