Saturday, August 23, 2014

Release more climate research data, urges academic

December 4, 2009 by Kath  
Filed under Expert Comment, Opinion, Policy

In the wake of hacked files from the Climate Research Unit, Darrel Ince, Professor of Computing at The Open University, says that scientists should release the program code used for computer simulations: “Software is notoriously difficult to make error-free— particularly scientific software.  Even software that has been produced by systems development companies with the highest [...]

Coming soon:Creative Climate – the diary of a changing world 2010-2020

November 20, 2009 by Kath  
Filed under BBC, News, People stories

2010-2020 will be a key decade in human history as global environmental change issues move increasingly to the fore. A new project from the OU, Creative Climate, which is led by Dr Joe Smith, will be going beyond the headlines and making a space for many people to tell their personal stories of how they [...]

Citizen responses to climate change examined

November 20, 2009 by Kath  
Filed under Development, Research

New project ‘The Lived Experience of Climate Change:  interdisciplinary e-module development and virtual mobility’ to contribute to sustainable development education A grant for almost 300,000 Euros was awarded for a project that will create a European community of scholars, students and citizens to collectively make a major contribution to sustainable development education. The research will [...]