So often reintroducing species and habitats can result in removal from other locations that may already be under pressure. Or fail to attain the natural biodiversity of a precious environment. This article was a very good summary of one way of resolving these issues: http://theconversation.com/why-im-bringing-centuries-old-ghost-ponds-back-to-life-80625
Continuing my series in response to the EEAs Global Mega Trends report, part 5 considers the recent history of continued economic growth and what this could mean in the future. Economic growth at its most basic is the result of population size and output per person. Since 1700, each has accounted for about half of … Continue reading Global Mega Trends Part 5: Continued Economic Growth?
This article was inspired by and largely based on a seminar given by Alice Garton (Client Earth) at the Edie conference in Birmingham, UK earlier this summer. Already aware of the work Client Earth has been doing holding the UK government to account on air quality failures, I was intrigued to hear their take on … Continue reading Climate Change Litigation – Using Existing Laws to Promote Climate Action