Interviews about Earth Science

Interviews about geology, palaeontology, archaeology, atmospheric science, climate, climate change and meteorology...

14 October 2014

Tackling climate change is a difficult task, especially on an individual level. Perhaps all we need is empathy...

14 October 2014

There will be many financial costs (and benefits) associated with tackling climate change, but how can these be...

14 October 2014

What are the signs and the evidence for climate change, and what will be the consequences? Emily Shuckburgh answers....

01 October 2014

Plants are hugely efficient at creating energy from sunlight. Now researchers are trying to capture sunlight to make...

01 October 2014

We need to increase performance of wind and wave powered systems to better harness the potential of these free, clean...

25 September 2014

A big part of finding ET is understanding what life actually is. We speak to Nick Lane to find out how life and non...

23 September 2014

Does fracking contaminate our water supplies? And if so, is this down to the process itself or simply poor workmanship?

16 September 2014

With over 3000 victims so far, the Ebola crisis gripping parts of West Africa is ten times larger than any previous...

09 September 2014

The Daily Mail published an article titled 'Myth of ARCTIC meltdown' and we wondered how this squared with...

02 September 2014

General Fusion are a company trying a combination of methods to try and create energy but their methods are...

02 September 2014

Why do we need nuclear fusion when we have renewable energy?

02 September 2014

What is nuclear fusion? Many of us might have heard the term kicked around before but do we know what it means. We...

02 September 2014

The Joint European Torus initiative and what it means for the future of energy...

25 July 2014

Lloyd Peck of the British Antarctic Survey explains how some creatures in the Antarctic, like sea spiders grow to giant...

18 July 2014

With the planet in the middle of its 6th mass extinction event, does de-extinction hold any hope for the species we are...

14 July 2014

One of the greatest legacies of Apollo 11 is the 383 kilos of moon rock that the astronauts lugged back to Earth. What...

08 July 2014

Rising carbon dioxide levels might not just cause increased temperatures worldwide. It might also stop fish from...

30 June 2014

Are earthquake-proof buildings possible? Sinan Acikgoz demonstrates how to build tomorrow's structures...

30 June 2014

Could we stop climate change by pumping particles into the ozone? Dr Kirsty Kuo thinks it's a possibility...

24 June 2014

This week, 3000 metres up a Chilean mountain, scientists pressed the button to blow up half a million tonnes of rock...

19 May 2014

We know bacteria can play a role in environmental clean ups, but what about nature’s recyclers, fungi?

19 May 2014

Joel Kostka investigated in how microorganisms played a role in cleaning up the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon Oil...

19 May 2014

Microorganisms might hold the key to recovering precious and rare metals used in smartphones and other electronics...

19 May 2014

In the course of tunneling up to 4 kilometres vertically down to recover gold, miners recently struck scientific gold...