Following their declaration of a climate emergency back in July 2019, Hertfordshire County Council have set out their strategy for a Sustainable Hertfordshire, and now they're consulting on their plans. You'll find the consultation here Amanda talks to both Deputy Leader of Hertfordshire County Council. Teresa Heritage, and Julie Greaves, Head of Sustainability at the [...]
Trees are being hailed as an essential part of the solution to both climate change and biodiversity loss. St.Albans District Council Leader and Climate and Environment Portfolio Holder Chris White discusses plans for an extensive tree planting programme for St.Albans.
Looking forward to 2020 Amanda Yorwerth and her guests Bill Barr and Jonathan Chapman discuss what the coming year holds for 2 of the areas that are crucial to the environmental problems we face: business and farming. They discuss the problems of real and present climate change, whether oil is now an asset or a [...]
The school strikers are back and they’d like you to join them this Friday. Amanda talks to Jess from UKSCN Herts Plus, there are plans for an enormous expansion of Luton Airport. Hear more about it and how you can have your say from Nigel from St.Albans Quieter Skies.
The 1st London Colney Scouts are a tree planting wonder! Scout leader Ian Burnett and his son Stanley explains all. Plus, it’s a dangerous time for hedgehogs. Martin from Hornbeam Wood Hedgehog Sanctuary has tips for how to help.
One of the few good news stories at the moment is Climate Change finally getting the exposure it should and the media lens is on it right now. Extinction Rebellion has successfully put the climate emergency into being and brought the topic into the mainstream. Right here on our doorstep we have great people doing impressive work on the subject.
St.Albans has its first Buzz Stop! Amanda Yorwerth talks to Nadio Bishara of the Wilderhood Watch. And it’s now 3 months since St.Albans District Council declared a Climate Emergency. We get an update from Leader of the Council and Environment Portfolio Holder Cllr Chris White.
Call them green manures or call them cover crops, they have so many benefits for the soil on farms, allotments or even in our gardens. But they may be even better than we previously thought. Waitrose sponsored Rothamsted PhD student Mandy Stoker is researching the possible benefits for climate change of cover crops on farms, [...]