I am a researcher at the University of Strathclyde modelling marine ecosystems. My side interest is energy and climate change.


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    Jeremy Greeenwood said:
    February 21, 2014 at 5:07 am

    Your approach is rigorous and sound. Your blog is entertaining, informative, and spot on when it comes to the most important challenges facing civilisation. Please keep up the good work!
    JG, PhD.


    […] were incredulous after reading both the study and the Guardian story. One is Robert Wilson, a UK Mathematical Ecology PhD Student who wrote up his impressions at his personal blog. Another is the U.S. science journalist David […]


    peter2108 said:
    March 8, 2015 at 11:04 am

    Just found your blog. I used read your stuff on the Siemens site then it stopped … I hope you keep going here


      Robert Wilson said:
      March 8, 2015 at 11:34 am

      Thanks. I had my reasons for stopping writing for that site, but I won’t go into them. I plan to write frequently here. But I’m probably starting a postdoc on energy stuff in the summer, so I might cut back after then.

      But always good to hear people find my stuff worth reading.


    Paris 2015 – CoP 21 | Notes from the Overground said:
    December 18, 2015 at 11:30 am

    […] Robert Wilson a researcher at the University of Strathclyde puts it succinctly; […]


    Emma Thompson: No Sense, No Sensibility, No Idea said:
    April 29, 2016 at 9:16 pm

    […] Emma Thompson is thus wrong to paint the choice as fracking gas or renewables because she made the first error of confusing electricity and energy. On this, she’s far from alone. Roger Harrabin of the BBC said that Tony Blair made the same mistake in the UK signing up to lower CO2 targets. This from the permanently irascible and almost always right Robert Wilson at Carbon Counter: […]

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