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Let Nature Sing. The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds has released ‘Let Nature Sing’, a recording of bird song with an excellent accompanying video. Please download and promote the song amongst your friends.

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Suggestion week two as Cornwall Council considers the plan to be Carbon Free by 2030 (each week I’m including an idea to contribute to this worthy ideal):

Climate report recommends UK to go 'net zero' by 2050

The science is clear that if we continue to pump greenhouse gases (GHGs) into the atmosphere, climate change will continue to get worse – temperatures will continue to rise, along with impacts and risks. To halt climate change at any level, we have to stop adding GHGs to the atmosphere.

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As Cornwall Council considers what should be in the plan to be Carbon Free by 2030 I thought it would be of interest to set out each week in this column some of the ideas and opportunities that could be grasped to help achieve this worthy ambition.

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Those who attended the Train Care Centre Open Day on Saturday were treated to a collection of trains that have serviced the Penzance to Paddington route for decades. Despite the bitter wind, the day was a success, raising money for the RNLI and remembering local heroes.

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When it comes to Brexit votes, Parliament and the ongoing saga, I’m not going to pretend that I can defend this fiasco. I believe in Great Britain and the British people. I believe in the people of West Cornwall and Scilly. And I believe it is my job to do the best I can.