Natural resources, including materials, water, energy and fertile land, are the basis for our life on Earth. However, humanity’s rapidly growing consumption of these resources is causing severe damage.
Following an investigation by Friends of the Earth, the UK government has indicated it will ban the practice of burnings on peatland. Peatlands are vital in the fight against climate breakdown, as they store millions of tonnes of carbon and prevent it polluting the atmosphere. Guy Shrubsole and Alasdair Cameron report.