Climate Change

7 Dec 2015
In December 2015 the leaders of the world, and large numbers of negotiators, gathered in Paris for the 21st Conference of the Parties. The Conference of the...
27 Feb 2014
The Seychelles are an archipelago in the Indian Ocean, northeast of Madagascar. It is one of the smallest countries in the world at only 455 km2, its...
16 Dec 2013
The latest report (fifth) from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) put the blame for climate change firmly on humanity. The chair of the...
21 Jun 2013
Perhaps ironically, one of the effects of climate change has been to open up new areas of the polar caps – previously unreachable –for use by human...
13 Nov 2012
The case: Teaching creationism in US schoolsOn April 11 2012, Tennessee passed a law that will protect teachers who choose to explore the merits of creationism...
31 Aug 2012
There are several definitions of adaptation in this context but, broadly, it is the idea that climate change is a reality, and that changes in human and...
10 Apr 2012
There have been very few human societies in which no meat or fish are eaten, although in some parts of the world the normal diet is made up largely of staple...
9 Mar 2012
Whether as a result of global warming or of the increasing cost of fossil fuels it is increasingly clear that alternative sources of energy are going to be...
21 Feb 2012
There are several types of unconventional oil, like oil sands and oil shale. Oil sands, tar sands, or bituminous sands are ‘unconventional petroleum deposits...
20 Feb 2012
Climate change and global warming are the result of massive emissions of ‘greenhouse gases’ such as CO2, CFCs[1] and nitrous oxide.[2] This has been a problem...
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