Home » Archive

Articles tagged with: Translating the science

Translating the science »

[11 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 2,037 views]
Pushing forward the frontiers… from COP-15 into space!

There are talks that COP-15 lacks scientific background regarding its main focus – the issue of climate change. However, if you visit the exhibition “Space for Earth” and observe the realistic model of the newest “CryoSat-2”, you may have to rethink your point of view.

Down to Business , Featured , Headline , Translating the science »

[7 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 1,166 views]
Keppe Motor – new energy generating motor using metaphysics

I just met a man in the queue to the COP-15 negotiations and he explained to me the Keppe Motor. From what I understand its a new energy generator from the physics science of some professors from Brazil.

Featured , Headline , Translating the science »

[6 Dec 2009 | One Comment | 1,410 views]
Nobel Laureates on ‘Science for Peace’

The conference “Science for Peace”, held recently in Milan, hosted inspiring speakers with important messages for young people who aspire to make positive change.

Featured , Headline , Translating the science »

[6 Dec 2009 | One Comment | 1,276 views]
We are innocent! Are we?

We are Innocent

“I am innocent!…” – cried Svetlana Svetlichnaya in the old Soviet comedy called “Brilliantovaya ruka (The Diamond Arm)”.

Nowadays similar cries are heard coming from the scientists, who disagree with the human causes of global climate change. They provide arguments that destructive climate cataclysms had already happened in the past, when there was not even a single footstep of Homo sapiens. Any yet we, human beings, are not so innocent after all.Indeed, we are playing with time in a dangerous fashion.

Featured , Headline , Policy & Government »

[3 Dec 2009 | One Comment | 1,656 views]
The Geopolitical Climate Landscape

Attending the high-level segment of the World Climate Conference 3 in Geneva, Switzerland gave me insights into the political landscape of climate change. Six countries made their mark on the conference, forming nicely into three groups: the major players, the major sufferers and the embarrassments. Which countries formed each group and why? And how will this pan out when COP-15 in December rolls around?

Featured , Headline , Translating the science »

[1 Dec 2009 | One Comment | 1,988 views]
Climate science lost in translation

The article summarises one of the main points from World Climate Conference 3, that information from climate scientists is limited in its usefulness for those that need to use it. The disconnect between the providers and users of the information is a dangerous limitation to the ability to implement adaptation and mitigation effectively.