Natural England's role in meeting climate change targets

Peatland in Forest of Bowland, Lancashire Last week the government announced that it would legislate for net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.   Achieving net zero emissions globally is essential to meeting commitments under the Paris Agreement to hold the level of climate change to substantially less than 2 °C and pursue efforts to limit […]

Climate Change: Why Saving The UK’s Peatlands Is Crucial

Fleet Moss from the air. North Pennines AONB/Alistair Lockett I pull off the highest road in Yorkshire at the somewhat optimistically named Viewpoint. I’m almost 2,000 feet above sea level – high above Wharfedale on one side and Wensleydale on the other, but the only view today is a thick covering of fog mingling with […]