Monthly Archives: September 2011

Bjorn Again – A Polar Bear’s Song

  While I am generally skeptical of how effective discussion of charismatic mega-fauna like polar bears is when it comes to engaging the public on issues of climate change…..my friend Tom Rugg recently wrote and performed the excellent¬†Bjorn’s Song¬†to support … Continue reading

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Pedestrian Politics

Boliva recently held its first ‘National Day of the Pedestrian’ (see http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-14783305). With both private cars and public transport banned from the streets, this initiative appears to have provided the opportunity for people to experience everyday urban spaces in very … Continue reading

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Ice Connections

The Guardian newpaper yesterday reported that sea ice coverage in the Artic had retreated to its lowest level since satellite observations were first made of the region in 1972. The research, which was conducted by physicists working at Bremen University, … Continue reading

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