David McCoy on why we are campaigning for the phase out of diesel on health grounds, and why tax on diesel cars should be increased at the point of sale.
A message from our Director David McCoy in response to Thursday’s Brexit vote
On both grounds of preserving our antibiotics and preventing irreversible ecological degradation and further global warming, the message is clear: we need to reverse the trend of increasing meat production and consumption, and limit forms of livestock farming that are ultimately dangerous.
In a previous posting, I argued that it is important for everyone to have some understanding of climate science – which is why Medact produced a summary and discussion of the latest UN report about the physical science of climate change. I also questioned the scientific understanding of Owen Paterson, Minister for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs following his ill-judged comments on the UN report. But why is there is so much scepticism and denial about the evidence of anthropogenic global warming?