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Tuesday 15:00-15:30
Richard Daniel chairs the interactive environmental programme in which he and his guests deal with listener's questions and concerns.
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Home Planet, PO Box 3096, Brighton BN1 1PL
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Listen to 26 September 2006
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Tuesday 26 September 2006
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Panel

Dr Ros Taylor
Kingston University
Dr Nick Brown
Oxford University
Professor Philip Stott



TOPICS

Trees and absorption of C02

Photosynthesis & Transpiration

Definition of photosynthesis - from Sambal's science web

Explanation of photosynthesis - from BBC Schools

Basic explanation of photosynthesis and transpiration - from the Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Explanation the transpiration stream - from BBC Schools

Trees and C02

Amazing Tree Facts - from North West Territories Forest Management

Climate Change and the Northern Boreal Forest

Greenpeace research paper on Climate Change and the Fate of the Northern Boreal Forests

National Geographic overview of northern boreal forest

Forestry organisations

Forestry Commission

Woodland Trust

Arboricultural Association


Is China's economic development and environmental time bomb?

Energy consumption no threat to the world - People's Daily

BBC News Country profile: China

Overview of China's energy use - from the US Energy Information Association

Energy summary for China - from the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum

Assesment of China's future energy use - from the Sunday Herald

Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association

China's commitments on renewable energy from The Guardian


Sugar Beet Fungus

Natural alternative to pesticides - from the United States Department of Agriculture


Energy Efficiency of Biofuels

Is ethanol energy-efficient? - from Journey to Forever

Energy balances in the growth of biofuels - from the British Association for Biofuels and Oils

Biodiesel's Energy Balance - from Renewable Energy Access

European energy policy - from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Overview of biofuels future - from BBC News



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