Rainy season

We are in the midst of the Christ­mas sea­son, a time that evokes warm feel­ings and brings peo­ple clos­er togeth­er. Last year at this time we lived in Eng­land, and in Lon­don we saw the christ­mas lights, the Nor­we­gian Christ­mas tree in Trafal­gar Square and the illu­mi­nat­ed shop­ping streets. We sang Car­ols in St Mar­tin …

Humanity

Hap­py World Pop­u­la­tion Day! Today is the day of the world pop­u­la­tion, mean­ing all of us. At the moment, we are liv­ing togeth­er with 7.1 bil­lion peo­ple. The world pop­u­la­tion is grow­ing expo­nen­tial­ly since about the Indus­tri­al Rev­o­lu­tion (1770). This will have an effect on the geol­o­gy of our plan­et, for exam­ple through the high …