Mori Terrae: Our Dying Earth

Summer Wyatt-Buchan reviews ‘The Future We Choose” and praises its suggestions for making the world a greener place. The overall message of Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnacs’ The Future We Choose is abundantly clear from start to finish: it is “our world” and “our choice”. We are in control of our climatic future and we…

The United Nations and project REDD*

Summer Wyatt-Buchan assesses the impact of the United Nation’s REDD programme and what it means for reforestation. *REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) The work of the United Nations REDD programme has been crucial for the growth and preservation of forestry within developing countries. Launched in 2008 this organisation is celebrating over ten…

If Yellowstone erupts…

Summer Wyatt-Buchan assesses the possibility of a super-volcano eruption and analyses the catastrophic impacts it would have on humanity. Located in the Western US, Yellowstone National Park spreads through the states of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, stretching over 3500 square miles. It was founded in 1872 making it the world’s oldest national park; welcoming over…