Monthly Archives: April 2012
In Our Dying Planet, I devoted a chapter to climate change including the changes that were affecting the oceans and via oceans the coral reefs. Climate change also featured in my discussions of energy use, population growth, and our challenges for the future. Its disappointing to see that nothing I wrote two years or more … Continue reading
Ethical oil, ethical government. What does ‘ethical’ mean and what does this have to do with ocean acidification?
[Two hours after I posted this, I saw an article in the New Scientist. If anyone doubts that Canada’s government has a problem with environmental science, go read this article.] I was worried about the current Canadian meaning of ‘ethical’ before I left the country on a 10-day trip to universities in the south-eastern US. … Continue reading