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11 October 2019
By William Butcher

Can we invent our way out of the climate crisis?

Geoengineering involves methods that seek to deliberately alter the climate system to lessen the effects of climate change, such as carbon capture technology, dumping iron filings in the ocean to promote the growth of phytoplankton, or injecting aerosols in the stratosphere and giant mirrors in space to reflect the sun’s rays. Crazy ideas like these have been discussed as far back as the 1960’s, when the threat of global warming itself was first debated. Read more…

2 September 2019
By The KLH Team

Refuse or Refuse?

‘Single-use plastics’: a buzzword, crowned ‘word of the year’ in 2018, synonymous with global public outcry. The commercial benefits of plastic are undeniable – it's cheap, lightweight and durable. Yet since plastic hit our shelves in 1950, only 9% has ever been recycled, with the rest loitering in hedgerows, landfills and the ocean. How much is our extreme ‘throwaway’ culture the responsibility of the consumer? Can personal action make a difference, or do the issues we face with plastic surpass consumer responsibility, and must instead be placed into the hands of government and businesses? Read more…

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