Monthly Archives: January 2012
Current political contestation aside, there has emerged in the past decade or so a strong consensus among climate and other scientists that the earth’s climate is rapidly changing as a direct result of human activity.
As a leading research university, Adelaide has been part of global scientific efforts to understand the threat posed by climate change […]
A friend recently sent a picture of this plaque from the front of Walter Watson Hughes’ family home in the town of Pittenween, a fishing village on the east coast of Scotland:
W. W. Hughes is rightly regarded as the figure that provided the financial impetus behind that flurry of activity that led to the formal […]