Half of the nation’s farmland needs to be transformed into woodlands and natural habitat to fight the climate crisis and restore wildlife, according to a former chief scientific adviser to the UK government.
Prof Sir Ian Boyd said such a change could mean the amount of cattle and sheep would fall by 90%, with farmers instead being paid for storing carbon dioxide,
Sorry, can’t do that. Spudda insists that each and every business become carbon neutral. Therefore there’s no one to make carbon sequestration payments, is there?