Climategate 2.0 has once again kicked the dirt up on an issue that deserves the attention and focus of the entire planet. I’m sick and tired of hearing these deniers get their 2 minutes of fame without anyone checking in on their own “cultivated message”, so here I go; I’m wading in.
A team of engineers from the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) will leave next week for Antarctica to begin the first stage of a scientific mission to collect water and sediment samples from Lake Ellsworth, a subglacial lake some three kilometres underneath the solid ice of Antarctica.
A new study by researchers from Queen Mary’s School of Biological and Chemical Sciences has explored the possibility that many of the world’s organisms may shrink in size as a result of continued global warming.
“Although I knew what to expect in terms of ice loss from satellite imagery, I was still completely unprepared for the gob-smacking scale of the breakup, which rendered me speechless,” said Dr Alun Hubbard upon viewing pictures which illustrate just how quickly the Petermann Glacier in Greenland has retreated in just two years.