In a recent issue of Resurgence (No. 257) Mukti Mitchell explains that his prototype Growers’ Carbon Calculator will need to be further calibrated and fine-tuned. Well, I hope he gets on with it, because for the campaign I have in mind I require only the most accurate reading.

There was this visitor (one who – would you believe it? – had recently stepped out of an aeroplane) who commented sniffily on the luxuriance of weeds thriving on the drive (well, you’d hardly call it a drive) that approaches our house. Sniffily! Had I, at the time, already read Mukti’s article, I’d have explained that those ...


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