Blue [Plastic] Planet II

Blue Planet II is awe-inspiring and a wake-up call. But, there are resources at hand.

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“What gets us into trouble is not…”

“What gets us into trouble is not what we don't know. It's what we know for sure that just ain't so.” Mark Twain's quote perfectly sums up why we need to trust in the scientific process. After all, it gives us so much.

Bottom’s up… here comes the sun! (Top-down can help, too)

An international competition for sustainable housing led by a government department shows that top-down and bottom-up can breed public-facing ingenuity and creativity when they meet in the middle.

Quiz ANSWER: What have all these names got in common?

All those names are names which were given to Atlantic hurricanes that were subsequently 'retired' due having caused significant damage, destruction or impact on people's lives or their livelihoods. From Carol in 1954, when the 'retirement' system started to Otto in 2016. My esteemed colleague and meteorologist, Chris Bell, posed a bonus question about what … Continue reading Quiz ANSWER: What have all these names got in common?