Category Archives: Science

Some disturbing evidence re Climate Change from Himalayas


BBC News – Rivers of Ice This feature on the BBC News site was recommended to me by Chris Vere in New Zealand, a fellow budding writer (thanks for passing this on Chris!) Its about an exhibition currently being held … Continue reading

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Who gives a stuff about Climate Change any more??!


This is a very sobering article, published in the FT magazine this weekend. The writer’s premise is simple: who really gives a XXXX about climate change anymore? This really is a good question because – as Simon Kuper points out … Continue reading

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Climate Change in the UK


This link is to a fairly short article about whether Britain is prepared for Climate Change. The implication is that we are not. Flooding (both coastal and inland on flood plains) combined with drought could potentially affect millions living here. … Continue reading

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Dinas Emrys – I feel very flattered!


I have great cause to feel flattered today. Why? I was checking through my YouTube account and decided to look on the stats for some of my past videos to see how they have performed. I was rather thrilled to … Continue reading

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Article Recommendation: The scourge of Peak Oil


A quick article recommendation here. This article is on Al-Jazeera and is one of the best summaries of the Peak Oil issue to date. Well worth checking out – please don’t lose any sleep!: The scourge of ‘peak oil’ – … Continue reading

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Owen’s Novel Report – More Chapters on Authonomy and Article Recommendation on Peak Oil


An update: some more chapters have been put on Authonomy. It now includes up to chapter 26, the point where Patrick experiences a vision whilst wild-camping with Llew in a forest near Beddgelert. To find out more, click here (remember, … Continue reading

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New Article Recommendation: Climate Change and Resource Conflicts


A good (and timely) article here from msnbc.com reporting recent comments by the director of the UN Environment Program, Achim Steiner, regarding the links between climate change and resource conflicts. In a nutshell, he is stating that the process of … Continue reading

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Video and Article on Transition


I found this video on Treehugger (great name!) about a village that’s preparing for Peak Oil as a community. A little bit long (about 22 minutes), but you might find it of interest: You Tube – Grow Food Locally You … Continue reading

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Article Recommendation: Americans largely skeptical about Climate Change, Scientists largely sure


This article speaks about the increasing polarisation between the American public and scientists over the reality of climate change. In a nutshell, the average American is not convinced on the issue but the majority of scientists are – very much … Continue reading

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An Owen Law Short Story – Matilda Leviathan


A new feature here, and I’m looking for your assistance. I’m writing a series of short stories which all have a loose Climate Change/Peak Oil sci-fi flavour and this is the first: ‘Matilda Leviathan’. They are a bit of a … Continue reading

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