News gathering, 8th Feb.

Climate News Summary Feb 2020


Here we have a selection of news stories from this week, with thanks to all our members for highlighting these.

Our very first Newsletter - Planet Sutherland News, Feb 2020

 Scotland's position and plans


  https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-51088089


Resilient Shrubs can help to save the planet 


https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20200203-the-south-african-plant-fighting-climate-change

Sever Flooding in New Zealand ... didn't see that in our UK news feeds...


https://www.dw.com/en/new-zealand-severe-flooding-forces-thousands-to-flee/a-52261596

A New Paris 

Many benefits to city living. Sadly rural living just doesn't allow 15 minute walks to everywhere but perhaps we can get some ideas from this

https://www.fastcompany.com/90456312/pariss-mayor-has-a-dream-for-a-15-minute-city

We can do it! 

The climate change effects since 1950 particularly have been excruciatingly fast - fortunately our human imagination and response to challenges means that the solutions are exponential too - cheaper tech, rallying to action - https://www.cat.org.uk/time-for-wicked-solutions/