While the Victorians have a lot to answer for in terms of their endless pushing for progress (among other things), at least they began to smell the extinction coffee long before their present ecological emergency and climate change-denying ‘Luddite’ descendants”
Tag Archives: HS2
Deforestation and Flooding
While forests could provide more than one-third of the total CO2 reductions required to keep global warming below 2°C through to 2030, mankind unbelievably continues to chop trees down at an unprecedented rate. In the relatively short period between 2001–2015, over 300 million hectares (nearly the size of India) of tree cover was lost. Such short-sighted behaviour is essentially suicidal – if we continue chopping trees as we are, we will be unable to survive.
Please help take a stand for the trees
This Sunday, 29 December 2019, radio celebrity and naturalist Chris Packham will be joined by actress Emma Thompson, rock legend Annie Lennox and others in a ‘Stand for the Trees’ walk for wildlife to highlight our urgent need to protect Britain’s ancient woodlands and vital tree cover from being destroyed forever by HS2. Please joinContinue reading “Please help take a stand for the trees”
HS2 illegally destroying wildlife at Denham Country Park
Standoff at the not-okay canal: HS2 illegally destroying wildlife at Denham Country Park Protected wildlife, established woodlands and rare wetlands in Denham Country Park (DCP) and surrounding areas of Buckinghamshire are being decimated by HS2 Ltd as the government rushes to ‘get HS2 done’ while threatening peaceful protesters with arrest Despite former pledges to delayContinue reading “HS2 illegally destroying wildlife at Denham Country Park”