Knowing our National Treasures

My heart sang when I learned on Wednesday that the Welsh Government has passed a law that puts sustainability at the heart of Welsh decision-making. The protection and enhancement of nature, land, water and air are highlighted, as well as measures to do with waste management and cutting emissions. There is more to be done, but it is an encouraging start.

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Putting a Value on Trees

Amidst the frenzied excitement of another unsavoury banking scandal, it is refreshing to hear of a quiet but very significant report by experts which will confirm the importance of trees and forests for the maintenance of essential eco-systems, for flood management, limiting carbon emissions, wildlife benefits and public enjoyment.

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