Dr Simon Mitton tells the tale of ‘Carbon’s fundamental role on Earth’ in the stories of twelve pioneering scientists of the past 500 years. Telling the very human stories behind the people who made some of the key discoveries that brought our understanding to where it is today.
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.
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 …
We caught up with Professor Mike Stephenson, Chief Scientist for Decarbonisation and Resource Management at the BGS for a chat about the links between geoscience and decarbonisation.
A guest blog by Kate Kiseeva (University of Cork/University of Oxford), who gave our March 2019 Public Lecture at Burlington House.
The Science in Schools programme has been running for over 10 years, bringing exciting and cutting edge scientific workshops crafted by UK researchers to French school children.
At the Geological Society’s Janet Watson Meeting in February 2019, Dr Simon Redfern from the Deep Carbon Observatory explained their recent work to define the five key reactions that control carbon in the Earth.
How can geology help with the decarbonisation of our society?