In the headlines
The Amazon rainforest is now emitting more CO2 than it’s absorbing – mostly due to fires to clear land for beef and soy production. A new report on the British diet proposes taxing salt and sugar and prescribing vegetables on the NHS. Boris Johnson has cast doubt on it, saying he’s “not attracted” to the idea of extra taxes “on hard working people”. Britney Spears has won the right to choose her own lawyer, as she fights to end the 13-year conservatorship that controls her business and personal life. She posted a video of her cartwheeling on social media.