Tag Archives: Neville Nicholls

Support for science is support for civilisation

We need to stand up for civil society. A good place to begin is our meagre public science budget. What is civilisation? What does it mean to be civilised? That thought came to mind after watching video of yet another … Continue reading

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The mysteries of El Niño are as deep as the ocean

A few months ago, a strong El Niño event later this year seemed certain, but no longer. What’s happening? [5 August 2014 | Peter Boyer] Every now and again we get a reminder of our place in the scheme of … Continue reading

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