It might be wind farms, batteries and Teslas that grab all the attention in Britain’s fight against climate change, but it’s in one of its oldest professions where the impact is being felt already. While farms struggle with the economics of cheap food, the UK’s thirst for biomass combined with government grants is turning some farmers into tree huggers. Tim Mack, the forestry manager for Elderslie Estates in Renfrewshire, hopes that they will embrace one tree in particular. He is attempting to pioneer eucalyptus as a forestry product in Scotland.
Telegraph 13th July 2019 read more »