Nearly HALF of all flights are deemed to be ‘unimportant and pointless’ by the people taking them

Researchers studied a total of more than 500 flights over five years Found that almost half had a level of unimportant attached to them   Air travel is one of the world’s leading contributors to global warming  By JOE PINKSTONE FOR MAILONLINE  30 September 2019  Air travel and increasing amounts of flights is a leading contributor to climate change with fewer flights an easy way to …

Amitav Ghosh – Sept 2019

Excerpt from an interview with the extraordinarily wonderful author Amitav Ghosh, NY Intelligencer, Sept 2019 Anna Tsing’s The Mushroom at the End of the World. It’s amazing. A truly heartbreaking and amazing book. But she’s working with these Matsutake mushrooms — these huge complex organisms that underlie forests. She’s looking at how they allow trees to communicate — the whole ensemble …