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Pilot seaweed and algae farms are needed to assess Scotland's marine biomass potential, experts have urged. The recommendation comes in a report on using biomass for heating and fuel while avoiding the use of valuable agricultural land. Scientists want to see pilot farms and research into the most energy-rich types of seaweed. The report was carried out by the Scottish Association for Marine Science for The Crown Estate.
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Few areas of science have such profound implications for public policy and society as the study of climate change.
by Eric Steig Along with various Seattle business and community leaders, city planners and politicians, a large group of scientists from the University of Washington got a chance to preview the new film, An Inconvenient Truth , last week.
The 2007 Malcolm McIntosh Lecture looks at the influence of oceans on weather and climate. CSIRO scientists are observing changes in ocean temperatures, ocean chemistry and global sea levels. The impact of climate change on marine biodiversity is becoming more apparent. To reduce this impact, urgent action needs to be taken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and stabilise global warming. (7:54) 2 December 2009 | Updated 25 November 2011 In this vodcast, we meet four marine scientists from CSIRO’s Wealth from Oceans Flagship who are conducting research for the Australian Climate Change Science Program on the impacts on our oceans of increased carbon dioxide in the air.
It took more than two years to hash out the first step in the IPCC's new approach to scenarios: choosing a handful of emissions trajectories, known as representative carbon pathways (RCPs). The RCPs then became the basis for new runs of the latest climate models. In parallel, the RCPs are also intended to be focal points for research on socio-economic scenarios, to see what kinds of developments might take the world along each pathway.
The Climatic Research Unit email controversy (also known as "Climategate" ) [ 2 ] [ 3 ] began in November 2009 with the hacking of a server at the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) at the University of East Anglia (UEA) by an external attacker. [ 4 ] [ 5 ] Several weeks before the Copenhagen Summit on climate change, an unknown individual or group breached CRU's server and copied thousands of emails and computer files to various locations on the Internet.
Global mean land-ocean temperature change from 1880–2012, relative to the 1951–1980 mean.
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An Outline of Goals for a Critical Thinking Curriculum and Its Assessment 1 Robert H. Ennis, University of Illinois, UC (Revised 6/20/02) E-mail: email@example.com Web site: http://faculty.ed.uiuc.edu/rhennis Critical thinking, as the term is generally used these days, roughly means reasonable and reflective thinking focused on deciding what to believe or do. 2 In doing such thinking, one is helped by the employment of a set of critical thinking dispositions and abilities that I shall outline, and that can serve as a set of comprehensive goals for a critical thinking curriculum and its assessment. Pedagogical and psychometric usefulness, not elegance or mutual exclusiveness, is the purpose of this outline. It could be used for an overall critical thinking curriculum outline, or as a comprehensive table of specifications for critical thinking assessment.