Warminster Road Aerial

Transition Bath Comments on Planning Application for 189 homes at ex-MOD site at Warminster Road

We have made the following submission to the planning consultation: “Transition Bath is a charity aiming to build a more sustainable future for Bath. We would like to comment on specific sustainability aspects of the planning application 14/02272/EFUL. We commend the application for the following: Targeting Code for Sustainable Homes level 4 (although B&NES council […]

Hedgemead biochar with caption 7

Biochar: snake oil or elixir for climate change?

Can biochar be used to make soil more productive, increase yield and mitigate climate change through carbon sequestration and reduced fertiliser use? Transition Bath and Bath Organic Group have this year been involved in a nationwide research experiment with Coventry and Oxford Universities to investigate whether the ancient Amazonian agricultural practice of using biochar has benefits in […]