Dec - 06 2015

Originally published on June 23, 2014 3.10pm BST at David Waltham does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond the academic appointment above. Dire warnings of imminent human-induced climate disaster are constantly in […]

Nov - 20 2015

Mountain ecosystems are found throughout the world, from the equator almost to the poles, occupying approximately one-fifth of its land surface. Beyond their common characteristics of having high relative relief (or very marked topographic variation) and steep slopes, mountains are remarkably diverse (Ives. Messerli and Spiess, 1997). They are found on every continent, and at […]

Nov - 17 2015

700 sounds like a lot, and it is when you realize this is the number of mountains a 2008 proposal suggested strip mining to access the seams of coal buried inside. Burning the Future: Coal in America The documentary “Burning the Future: Coal in America,” from director David Novack shows the impact of mountaintop removal […]