Will Underground CCS Work?

Longannet Power Station For many years the idea of carbon capture and storage has been floating around as a solution to global warming. But is it viable? With the government’s publication of a roadmap for carbon capture and storage (CCS) earlier this month, and the inclusion of CCS in the Committee on Climate Change’s recent […]

Review: Global Weirding

Hurricane Igor, 13 September 2010 Horizon: Global Weirding BBC HD, 27 March 2012 I have not watched BBC’s Horizon for years after being driven away by the overuse of hyperbole and dramatic phrases; and so it was with trepidation that I sat down in front of ‘Global Weirding’. With such a strange title I was […]

Don’t Blame it on the Gulf Stream

Although this Christmas was unusually mild the severe cold and snow of the past two winters still sticks in my memory, my long-johns ready for imminent use. I remember friends having train journeys that had 4-hour delays and roads being brought to a standstill whilst we made structurally poor igloos and trans-gender punk snowpeople. These […]