The significance of Antarctica as the world warms

The significance of Antarctica as the world warms

Why remote Antarctica is so important in a warming world  The Conversation.December 4, 2017 Chris Fogwill, Professor of Glaciology and Palaeoclimatology, Keele University, Chris Turney, Professor of Earth Sciences and Climate Change, UNSW, Zoe Robinson, Reader in...
India’s Environment Protection Act, 1986

India’s Environment Protection Act, 1986

In India, environmental protection was not much of an issue till the mid-1980’s. That is, environmental protection as a whole was never seriously considered. The government did enact various legislation pertaining to the environment in the 1970’s and 80’s; most...
Thank frack that’s over

Thank frack that’s over

Anyone who has read this blog even infrequently will know I am firmly against fracking so to say I am relieved at today’s statement by Paul Wheelhouse in Holyrood is an understatement. It is great to have some good news after what has been a dreadful few days. It’s...
SHALE GAS vs COAL BED METHANE

SHALE GAS vs COAL BED METHANE

There is a lot of confusion regarding the terms Shale Gas and Coal Bed Methane, along with an array of other terms. Here, I attempt to clear up some of the confusion regarding the terms and associated issues. TERMINOLOGY Shale Gas is defined as a natural gas produced...