Monthly Archives: July 2012
Extraordinary, unprecedented – but still not newsworthy?
Earlier this month, something quite extraordinary and unprecedented occurred in Greenland. The satellite image on the left above shows (in red) the area of Greenland which was experiencing summer melt on July 8th. It amounts to around 40% of the … Continue reading
Posted in Global Warming, Media, Sceptics Tagged Greenland, iceberg, Met Eireann 29 Comments
It’s a race to the bottom – we’re winning as the oceans die
To me, nothing says summer down-time quite like finding a shady spot on a warm day and settling in for a great read. This year, I had the good fortune of picking two exceptional books – ‘The Ocean of Life’ … Continue reading
Posted in Biodiversity, Global Warming, Habitat/Species, Media, Sustainability Tagged Callum Roberts, extinction, marine 4 Comments