Imagine a sun-sea-sand vacation. You are lying under a palm tree, sipping a drink and working on your tan; and when you get bored, you can catch a train and in about an hour arrive to London. If this is how the climate change will impact the UK, count me in. However, scientists prefer the … Continue reading

# Category Archives: Mathematics of Planet Earth

# Can earthworms save the planet?

What is a climate scientist doing in the Ecology Department? Yes, they serve decent coffee but it is not the only reason why I visit this place. I actually work there too. One of the supervisors of my project has nothing to do with climate or weather. How can my work be relevant for the … Continue reading

# Seven ways maths can save the world

Can numbers, algebra and trigonometry save the planet? This was the question put to experts during a panel discussion at Imperial hosted by the Grantham Institute and the Mathematics of Plan… Source: Seven ways maths can save the world Continue reading

# What on Earth is Mathematics of Planet Earth?

Until recently I had no problem explaining what I was studying; I was just an average maths student. I could reliably predict the reaction of a person informed of this fact: “How can you do that? I’ve always been hopeless at maths. And anyway, what are you going to end up doing with that degree”? … Continue reading