Nicola Davison is a British freelance writer and editor based in London.
Posts tagged "climate change"
Ideas worth floating: architects adapt to rising sea levels

Ideas worth floating: architects adapt to rising sea levels

King Canute is not famous for his fears about climate change, but review the histories of the 12th century and the Viking despot can seem farsighted. In Historia Anglorum (c1129) Henry of Huntingdon records that, having requested his throne be carried down to the shore, Canute ordered the waves “not to flow over my land, nor presume...
Polar bearings

Polar bearings

CHINA does not loan out its pandas to just anyone, so a deal in April for two of the bears to head to Copenhagen zoo raised some eyebrows in Scandinavia. Some commentators suggested that this was all about the Arctic and especially about Greenland, which Denmark partly administers, and its mineral resources. Certainly China is...