Australian scientists have paid for a full page advertisement in a Queensland newspaper – The Courier Mail – because they felt the newspaper was not covering the coral bleaching of The … Continue reading Scientists paying for advertisements to get message across
I enjoyed watching this video interview with Professor Kevin Anderson of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Research in Manchester (Thanks to Manchester Climate Monthly). It’s about the recent Paris climate … Continue reading Interview with Professor Kevin Anderson – part 1
I haven’t written anything about the Paris climate change agreement yet but have been wanting to put my thoughts down on my blog so here goes. On the one hand it’s … Continue reading The Paris agreement
I found this two-minute clip on Grist which shows how much cows fart in 2 hours. Spoiler: A lot! A paper was published in Nature Climate Change in October … Continue reading How much do cows fart?
A little while ago I donated to the Kickstarter campaign to bring the Thin Ice climate change documentary to US television. My name is even listed on this page. WooHoo! … Continue reading Thin Ice
A British science journalist who posts to YouTube under the handle Potholer54 has released another video and it’s just as entertaining and informative as all his others. In it he demonstrates … Continue reading Scientific consensus and arguments from authority
A commenter on the …andThenTheresPhysics blog has shared a terrific excerpt from a 100-year-old science book by Huxley and Gregory he found in his attic. It’s about the greenhouse effect … Continue reading The age of science denial
I just watched this video of Elon Musk revealing Tesla’s new “Powerwall”, a battery pack for the home. The Powerwall can store energy from solar panels when the sun’s shining … Continue reading Has Elon Musk solved the climate crisis?
I’m back in Aberdeen after an amazing trip to France for my sister’s wedding. We landed in Aberdeen last night to heavy snow! I’m feeling very tired today and think … Continue reading Cousins, Provence, wine-making, and climate change
I feel like having a bit of a rant about a few things so if you don’t like that kind of thing then feel free to stop reading. Zips. They’re always getting … Continue reading Rants: Zips, Tony Abbott, and wills
I took this photo of Duthie Park today. I love watching the plants change as we move deeper into spring. There’s about to be an explosion of green there as … Continue reading Duthie Park and ice shelves