Climate Change is happening here and now for farmers. 2020 saw the wettest February followed by the sunniest April and May on record in the UK. These dramatic weather changes affect us all but none more so than arable farmers. Last year saw a fall in yields: for example, the wheat yield was 20% lower […]
Ashden and Friends of the Earth, with the support of CDP, have put together an evidence-based list of the most effective actions councils can take on climate. We think this is an excellent toolkit, full of useful practical examples for local council officers about how to cut carbon and improve people’s lives, but as it’s […]
As the graph shows, many of the changes we need to become Carbon Neutral region are already happening, but they now need to accelerate.