“If we miss this emission goal, the ice sheets will disintegrate and melt at an accelerated pace, according to our calculations.” Prof. Axel Timmermann,
Earth’s Long Term Warming Trend
The past nine years have been the warmest years since modern recordkeeping began in 1880. This means Earth in 2022 was about 2 degrees Fahrenheit (or about 1.11 degrees Celsius) warmer than the late 19th century average.
“The rate and extent of permafrost degradation is probably going to accelerate as talik development really kicks in.” #ClimateCrisis
Taliks are large areas of unfrozen ground within permafrost areas. Researchers from the University of Alaska Fairbanks have been studying the changes in their formation.
Global Warming Impacting The Water Cycle
the average sea surface salinity of the world’ s seas and oceans during the period 2011-2018 / ICM-CSIC.
“Science leaves no room for doubt: Climate change is the existential threat of our time”
“The trends are all the same because the trends are so large.” Gavin Schmidt, director of GISS, NASA
When Greenland was a warm place
“On 14-15 August 2021 it rained for the first time since records began at the highest point on the Greenland ice cap.”
A very timely and relevant talk hosted by the Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh.
Artist Femke Herregraven talks about her work relating to the bubonic plague, and the links between finance and disease.
The Impact of Tree ‘Farts’ In Ghost Forests
“Even the smallest fart counts.”
“Let’s defend our future, let’s fight for it, let’s create it” #NobelPrizeSummit
The Covid19 pandemic is a clear warning that we need to address climate change. It is also an opportunity to rebuild in a new direction.
“It’s like a giant cork being removed from a bottle”: Melting Antarctic Ice Shelf
More than a third of the Antarctic’s ice shelf area could be at risk of collapsing into the sea if global temperatures reach 4°C above pre-industrial levels, new research has shown.