Archive of: Tony Whitbread

  • Trees and the climate emergency

    Trees and the climate emergency

    Dr Tony Whitbread tackles the issue raised from his previous blog, as we are in a climate emergency, the priority must be to get the trees in the ground as an emergency action

  • The trouble with trees

    The trouble with trees

    The creation of forests and woods can be a major contribution to restoring nature and can draw carbon out of the atmosphere, so helping fight climate change. However, done badly, tree planting and tree regeneration can cause major ecological damage.

  • End of the road for Highways England

    End of the road for Highways England

    Highways England have, once again, served up the same tired old ideas for a bypass around Arundel.​ Discussed for decades, there seems to have been little progress from a basic mind set that has been shown not to work over and over again.

  • Climate emergency and local democracy

    Climate emergency and local democracy

    District Council elections are an opportunity to ask your candidates what answers do they have for the climate and ecosystem emergency

  • The last best hope

    The last best hope

    Friday 15 March was the day of the biggest climate strike by children and young people yet.

  • The kids are revolting

    The kids are revolting

    Guest blogger, Dr Tony Whitbread, blogs about protests by young people at political inaction over our climate crisis

  • Political road games

    Political road games

    The Arundel bypass is the key that will unlock a chain of destruction across Sussex. This is the legacy that will be left for future generations.

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