Who are <em> you </em> calling barren?

Lauren Sneade reads Rosetta Elkin’s “Plant Life: The Entangled Politics of Afforestation” and asks a controversial question: is the very concept of afforestation rooted in colonial violence?

Back to the future: is wood really that good?


As timber becomes more widely-used in the construction industry, our assistant editor compares new timber materials to concrete and steel, asking the question ‘is wood good?’

Capturing and storing problems

In the last entry in our series of long reads explaining CCS, Bertie Harrison-Broninski investigates the reasons carbon capture projects have such a ropey track record.