Author: reesjohno

002: To Deploy or Not: Geo-engineering

During the last century, global atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide have amplified significantly as a result of human activities since the industrial era and now far exceed pre-industrial values determined from ice cores spanning many thousands of years.[1] Article 2(a) of the Paris Agreement, a treaty which received a great deal […]

001: Sars-Covs-2, Biosecurity: Lessons from the AIDS Pandemic

Through the early days of the pandemic, the UK government deployed the use of biosecurity discourse. This is significant because the use of such discourses demonstrates that the threat is not merely geopolitical but also biological and one which requires serious action. The deployment of biosecurity discourse by government officials like Health Secretary Matt Hancock, […]