How growing eucalyptus in Scotland could help solve climate change as animal

While farms struggle with the economics of cheap food, the UK’s thirst for biomass combined with government grants is turning some farmers into tree huggers. The boom in demand for wood pellets for biomass-burning power stations, such as the vast Drax power plant in North Yorkshire, has driven up demand for… It might be wind farms, batteries and Teslas that grab all the attention in Britain’s fight against climate change, but it’s in one of its oldest professions where the impact is being felt already. Tim Mack, the forestry manager for Elderslie Estates in Renfrewshire, hopes that they will embrace one tree in particular. He is attempting to pioneer eucalyptus as a forestry product in Scotland.

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