We’re Walking in the Air
Scientists find it difficult to communicate science to the public. (There are notable exceptions like Attenborough and Bronowski). One part of the problem is the unemotional and rational state required to make authentic discoveries about the natural world. And humour is definitely not used when publishing scientific observations and facts in research journals. But the UCC Media Office asked for just that using a light-hearted Christmas theme to put over the challenges we face in Climate Change and Air Quality.
Turkey on your table…ammonia in the air
Ever since Ebenezer Scrooge woke up from his ghostly nightmare and bought his poorly-treated clerk, Bob Cratchit, a turkey, the bird has been a centrepiece of our Christmas Dinner. To get there though requires a lot of plumping up with feed…and inescapable outcomes on the ground at the farm.
Those “outcomes” release ammonia gas, which you...
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