Professor Mike Stephenson of the British Geological Survey, discusses the geology of energy transitions, and considers how understanding their history may reveal insights about how future transitions will unfold and develop.
At The Geological Society in September 2019, Professor Caroline Lear delivered a public talk entitled ‘The Big Antarctic Freeze’. Amy Woodward, a second year Geophysics student at Imperial College, wrote the following blog post about Carrie’s lecture.
The term ‘hydrogen economy’ was first coined by the chemist John Bockris, to describe the use of hydrogen as a fuel rather than the oil, gas and coal that form the present hydrocarbon economy.
Earth Science Week is here for 2019 and we are delighted to announce the winners of this year’s ‘Geoscience if for everyone’ photography competition!
Decarbonisation and the developing world To accompany the Society’s briefing note ‘The Role of Geoscience in Decarbonisation’ following this year’s Bryan Lovell Meeting, Mike Stephenson, Executive Chief Scientist at the British Geological Survey, has written a series of blogs unpacking some of the critical issues. This blog considers the challenge of decarbonisation in the developing …
Megan O’Donnell asked our 2018 Earth Science Week Photography competition winner, Andy Leonard, to share the key elements he believes make a beautiful photograph of the natural world.
In early April, The Geological Society hosted a flagship meeting as part of the 2018 Year of Resources on Lithium: From exploration to end-user. The meeting was a fascinating insight into this increasingly important metal, all the way from exploration and extraction to its conversion into high-purity battery grade lithium for its use in Li-ion …
Looking for some inspiration for a Plate Tectonics Stories submission? Look no further! Some of our early entries have set the bar high for creative approaches to Plate Tectonic Stories. In the School Groups category, we had this delightful entry from the Year 3 class at Abbey Gate Primary School in Nottingham where the students …
Before we kick off, a reminder of the Great Geoadvent Challenge… Yesterday’s window was The Caingorms, Scotland- leave a comment below identifying which plate tectonic story is featured in today’s window to take part!
In the early hours of 24th August 2016, a magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck central Italy, southeast of Norcia. Fellows and members of the public may find the following resources useful.