Torry Sound Project

Something a little bit different – am making a tiny contribution to the Torry Sound Project which is being run in Aberdeen over the next wee while. The artists have asked for people’s recordings of the sounds of Torry, and my two bits are below: Mansefield Road, 20.20, 15 July 2015, recorded at 57.138278, -2.080231… Read More Torry Sound Project

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Leaking water and collapsing trust: a comment on recent Fukushima news

Fukushima – or more precisely its eponymous Dai’ichi nuclear power plant – was in the news again this week. And, as is almost inevitably the case when energy infrastructure makes the popular press, it was for the wrong reasons. The first indication I got that something was afoot was when a Tweet from plant operator… Read More Leaking water and collapsing trust: a comment on recent Fukushima news

Regional Cooperation on Energy and Marine Spatial Planning in the North Sea Workshop

On Thursday 29 January, I attended the Regional Cooperation on Energy and Marine Spatial Planning in the North Sea workshop in Edinburgh. Organised by the European Commission’s Directorates for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, the aim of the workshop was to develop ideas on management of energy issues in the North Sea into the future. A wide… Read More Regional Cooperation on Energy and Marine Spatial Planning in the North Sea Workshop

December roundup – the energy ghosts of Christmases past, present and future?

Last chance to sneak a post in before 2015! December was a busy end to the year, with a visit to France at the start of the month to talk about the social dimensions of CCS at the CTSC International Seminar at the Paris School of Mines – also a fantastic opportunity to learn about… Read More December roundup – the energy ghosts of Christmases past, present and future?