10% of Population Will be Affected by Sea-Level Rise

December 1, 2009By Andy RowellBlog Post 1 Comment

Only a week to go and the climate sceptics seem to be popping up everywhere, trying to undermine the Copenhagen conference. But what they can’t stop is the damning new credible scientific evidence that is being produced. One such study is from the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR). The SCAR study was undertaken by … Read More

Expect Catastrophic Warming in Your Life-Time …

September 28, 2009By Andy RowellBlog Post

A 4 C rise and counting. By 2060. That is the message from the UK Met Office in a study prepared for the British Government. Unless there is a radical action on carbon emissions, a catastrophic four degree rise in centigrade (7.2 F) could happen in many people’s live-times. That is five decades before most … Read More

The Nile Delta: “We are going underwater”

August 21, 2009By Andy RowellBlog Post 2 Comments

I am used to writing about the problems of oil and the Niger Delta with its vortex of violence and vulnerability to climate change. But what about another equally important Delta of Africa: the Nile, arguably once the world’s most famous river. It too is beginning to suffer from the creeping consequences of our changing … Read More