Category Archives: Agriculture

Climate Change & Traction Power Shifts

Climate Change Anyone? I was in a pub earlier this week and a local beer stood out: Climate Change. The beer is brewed by a local brewery (Teignworthy) who believe in “traditional values, by sourcing local ingredients from local businesses, … Continue reading

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Amazon Tower and Megadroughts?

Aerial Observations There is a new tall tower observatory standing high above the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon creates half of all the oxygen in the atmosphere and the new Amazon Tall Tower Observatory (ATTO) is designed as an earth-atmosphere monitoring … Continue reading

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Tuvalu: First Victim Of Climate Change?

Tuvalu is a tiny set of nine islands (atolls and reefs) in the South Pacific. They are low-lying with no point on the islands being higher than 4.6 metres above sea level. They cover just 26 square kilometres (10 square … Continue reading

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US Climate Report And Other Stories

Third US National Climate Assessment In May the third United States National Climate Assessment demonstrates a growth in the number, and strength of, extreme weather events over the past 50 years. The report notes increased extreme heavy rainfall events, and … Continue reading

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August Update

European Cities Combat Climate Risks The Carbon Disclosure Project, a UK based emission measurement organisation, has produced a report that shows that many European cities are planning adaptation strategies for climate change. 17 out of the 22 cities surveyed have … Continue reading

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Food Talks & Agricultural Changes

Transition Food Talks Having recently attended a transition event “Food Talk” there were some interesting points that came out of the discussion with some farmers in the region. The biggest issue was that there is more and more capital going … Continue reading

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