Blogs

02. 06. 2019
This is going to be my last word on climate matters for a while – and only because I can’t stop myself thinking about what this country’s next Prime Minister will be doing to respond to Parliament’s newly-declared climate emergency. Worth dwelling on that...
30. 05. 2019
I’m pretty attuned to being on the receiving end of regular apocalypse-fixes. But even for me, Monday last week (20/5) was a tough one, with a new research report indicating that the worst case sea-level rise by 2100 has now been assessed at a possible two metres....
Climate change
22. 05. 2019
Today (22nd May) is the International Day for Biological Diversity – which I want to celebrate in the following way. You know those clocks that you see on websites like Population Matters: ‘Since you clicked onto this website, XXX babies have been born – sorry...
Population
02. 05. 2019
What a fortnight! To have the utterly remarkable Greta Thunberg here in the UK for a couple of days was so inspiring. Her ‘truth to power’ take-down of UK parliamentarians, reducing the sanctimonious Michael Gove to the role of penitent schoolboy caught out in his...
22. 03. 2019
At the end of last year, I was fortunate enough to have a trip down to Antarctica, to look at some of the climate-related research work being done by Antarctica New Zealand, and part-funded by Air New Zealand, our principal Partner in New Zealand. It as an amazing experience,...
Climate change