The number caught my eye. Because of its immensity. Twenty-eight trillion tonnes. That is one hell of a lot of ice. On the 23rd of August, The Guardian reported that planet Earth had lost 28 trillion tonnes of ice since… Read More »Polar Regions Compete with Coral Reefs to Shout Out a Warning. Is Anyone Listening?
Back in March, I took a look at the state of climate change and the tasks facing nations if we are to limit average warming to 1.5oC. Those tasks were, and remain, demanding. Now we are enduring the covid-19 pandemic,… Read More »Is There Any Future for Coral Reefs?
You might have thought that with Covid-19 locking down life, I’d have ample free time to post to my blog. Fact is, I’ve been remarkably busy, in remarkably ineffective ways. With next to nothing on my schedule for weeks, I’ve… Read More »Our Environmental Crisis in a New Post-Covid-19 World – Pluses and Minuses of a Pandemic