Episode 200: First Principles Continued: Soil

This is the World Organic News for the week ending 27th of January 2020.

Jon Moore reporting!

Decarbonise the air, recarbonise the soil!

A little housekeeping: A big shout out the Len, a Londoner living in sunny Spain. Thanks for the feedback man, really appreciated.

As you would have heard, this is episode 200. Next Saturday will be the fourth birthday of World Organic News. If you look on Libsyn you’ll see the 31st of January 2016 as our start date but that’s a time zone thing. The First of Feb it is. A big thank you to everyone who’s listened during those four years. There have been moments when I’ve wondered if I was making any headway and every time I’ve reached that point someone across this beautiful planet has reached out and kept me going, even if they didn’t realise it at the time. So a great big thank you once again for listening and let’s kick on for the next four years!

This week we continue our journey down the first principles rabbit whole with a look at soil. Continue reading “Episode 200: First Principles Continued: Soil”

Episode 194. From Dry Chemistry To Living Biology

This is the World Organic News for the week ending 18th of November 2019.

Jon Moore reporting!

Decarbonise the air, recarbonise the soil!

A step in thinking is required to move from Chemistry to Biology. Chemistry is a reductionist science, by and large. A big thing is interrogated and the smaller things making it up are discovered. Molecules, atoms, subatomic particles, quarks and things and if it ever finds a way to be tested experimentally, tiny little strings that are the basis of string theory. Continue reading “Episode 194. From Dry Chemistry To Living Biology”