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Chart of the Day, 22 Jan 2015: Glaciers Going, Going, Gone

Last month, the World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS) came out with its bi-yearly mass balance estimate. Basically, this is a measure of the amount of melt. 262 more words

Climate Change

Climate: 'It's time to start getting angry'

Climate researchers call for action at Breck conference

By Adam Spencer

BRECKENRIDGE — For nearly 70 years, Americans breathed poisonous exhaust from leaded gasoline while a team of oil and auto industry-funded scientists maintained that millions of cars burning lead — a potent neurotoxin — was safe.   884 more words


The Canary in the Coal Mine

A dead Canary in a coal mine is a sure sign that gas has leaked into the tunnels and you’d better get out fast. When we talk about climate change, then glaciers are those Canaries, so when glaciers melt we need to spring into action. 126 more words

Climate And Ice Caps

Chasing Ice

Let me just start off by saying, “WOW!” I have never watched a documentary quite like this before and I really quite enjoyed it. First of all, the images were beyond beautiful and second, the message behind it was meaningful. 246 more words

Art World Culture

"Chasing Ice" Documentary

Another very useful and informative resource I’ve found whilst scouring the internet, is a 1 hour 15 minute video by James Balog/ Jeff Orlowski. These two men, among others involved in the project, created a documentary on the melting ice caps over a period of time, to show full frontal, the depletion levels of actual ice. 342 more words