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Birdageddon!

I’m something of a bird-watching enthusiast and so can often be found thinking about visiting my local reserve, RSPB Saltholme. You can imagine, therefore, my alarm and surprise to discover that the RSPB had recently approved the building of a gas turbine power station on land immediately adjacent to such precious habitat – cherished as … Continue reading

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When More is Less

A recent study by Jonathan Bamber et al solicited expert opinion regarding the possibilities for Sea Level Rise (SLR) resulting from Antarctic ice sheet collapse. The study’s methodology included a technique known as ‘Structured Expert Judgement’ to improve the reliability of the conclusions drawn by aggregating the opinions within the expert community. It has concluded … Continue reading