“Yet another red flag being raised”

December 7, 2010By Andy RowellBlog Post, Featured

The latest from the Groundhog Summit. As the politicians pontificate, the science gets more scary. Today UNEP – the United Nations Environment Programme – will release the results of its latest research into the effects of climate change on glaciers from around the world. As UNEP says: “There is increasing concern about the effects of … Read More

Coral Reefs Are “On Death Row”

July 7, 2009By Andy RowellBlog Post

He is seen as one of Britain’s iconic figures: Sir David Attenborough has graced millions of television screens from many a different part of the world to inform viewers of the beauty and plight of the natural world. Will anyone listen to his latest warning? His message is not new, we have heard it before, … Read More

Its Serious Science Versus the Sceptics

March 10, 2009By Andy RowellBlog Post

It’s a tale of two conferences in two cities that are both on the science of climate change. One we should take seriously, the other one we should not. One is stacked full of thousands of reputable climate scientists, the other the same old, predominantly right-wing corporate funded climate sceptics with a discredited and out-dated … Read More

The Other CO2 Problem…

November 25, 2008By Andy RowellBlog Post

The other day I went to a lecture by one of Britain’s leading marine scientists. His talk was on the “Other CO2 Problem,” which is not the problem of rising CO2 levels in the atmosphere, but of rising acidity in the world’s oceans. The oceans absorb about a third of the CO2 released into the … Read More