Announcement

The science of Antarctica

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Universities and Science Minister David Willetts saw how British scientists are contributing to the truly international effort to help adapt to climate change when he visited the British Antarctic Survey's base at Rothera in Antarctica.

This visit was a unique opportunity for the Minister to see for himself how British scientists are contributing to the truly international effort to help adapt to climate change, and to see its impacts first hand.

100 years after Scott’s return from the South Pole, British scientists remain part of a unique global laboratory for science, with the British Antarctic Survey delivering a £40 million per year world class science programme.

Hear directly from the Minister on his experiences, including responses to questions from and responded to questions from MSN readers.

British Antarctic Survey