Islands in the sun

According to an article posted on the EcoWatch web site (25 June 2019), millions of solar panels clustered together to form islands could be used to convert carbon dioxide in seawater into methanol, which can fuel air-planes and trucks. Continue reading Islands in the sun

Forests empty of birds, animals, trees – and people

“Tree-damaging pests pose ‘devastating’ threat to 40% of US forests” according to Oliver Milman writing in The Guardian (12 August 2019). Not quite as bad as 100% of the Amazonian forest being threatened by Brazil’s current president, but still alarming. What’s going on? Continue reading Forests empty of birds, animals, trees – and people