Earth Planet Redux

Humanity has had a recent addiction to digging up decayed ancient life and burning it. In burning the spirit of prehistory, we are reshaping the earth. But we are not shaping it in some new or unnatural design; it is reshaping itself in its own image.

Jan Zika completed a PhD in Mathematics and Climate Science at CSIRO’s Marine and Atmospheric Laboratories and the University of New South Wales in 2010. Since then he has worked as a research scientist in France and the UK, helping to understand water’s role in the climate system. In 2016 Jan returned to UNSW as a lecturer in the School of Mathematics and Statistics. He was recently named the 2018 European Geoscience Union Ocean Science Division Outstanding Early Career Scientist.