Trees and CO2 – what do we know?


Despite our best attempts so far, the amount of CO2 within our atmosphere continues to grow. One big recent hope was the proposal to plant lots more trees. Alas, no, it turns out that it is all a bit more complicated than just doing that. There was lots of excitement last July when a press … Read more

On the road to Alaska: Why are the forests in British Columbia dying?

As I drive north, one big surprise has been the sight of dead trees … not just the odd one or two, but entire forests, mile after mile after mile … millions. Why … what is going on here? Two words sum it up … “Climate change” … or to be more precise, “spruce beetles”. … Read more