Reasons to be Cheerful with Ed Miliband and Geoff Lloyd / 97. TREEDISTRIBUTION: shrubtastic reasons to plant

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Hello! Britain has amongst the lowest tree coverage of any country in Europe. This week we’re discussing why we should plant more trees for their many benefits including tackling the climate emergency and cooling our cities. Emi Murphy from Friends of the Earth talks about their campaign to double trees in Britain and tree expert Rob MacKenzie explains his ‘sci fi forest’ experiment in Birmingham. Then Felix Finkbeiner tells us the story of how he began advocating for tree planting at just 9 years old and the Trillion Tree Campaign that his organisation now runs. PLUS Actor Michael Sheen joins us and talks about the upcoming Homeless World Cup in Wales For information regarding your data privacy, visit