Arctic Sea Ice News and Analysis

Beware the Ides of July (Tue, 16 Jul 2019)
Loss of ice extent through the first half of July matched loss rates observed in 2012, the year which had the lowest September sea ice extent in the satellite record. Surface melt has become widespread and there is low concentration … Continue reading →
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George Monbiot

Private Taxation (Fri, 19 Jul 2019)
Governments have built a heaven for landlords and a hell for tenants. It’s time to change the system. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 17th July 2019 I have…
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Moderate Democrats just unveiled their answer to the Green New Deal (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Can we attribute the sudden shift toward ambitious emissions reductions targets among climate centrists to the “Green New Deal” effect? Probably.
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Can planting trees save our climate? (Tue, 16 Jul 2019)
In recent weeks, a new study by researchers at ETH Zurich has hit the headlines worldwide (Bastin et al. 2019). It is about trees. The researchers asked themselves the question: how much carbon could we store if we planted trees everywhere in the world where the land is not already used for agriculture or cities? […]
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New Scientist - Home

LightSail 2 unfurls solar sail and begins travelling through space (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft has unfolded its silvery sails, which will be propelled by the force of sunlight to demonstrate solar sailing
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