Arctic Sea Ice News and Analysis

Steep decline sputters out (Tue, 04 Aug 2020)
The fast pace of ice loss observed in the beginning of July continued through the third week of July, after which the ice loss rates slowed dramatically. Above-average air temperatures and extensive melt pond development helped to keep the overall … Continue reading →
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George Monbiot

The Roots of Fascism (Tue, 11 Feb 2020)
When political leaders brazenly flout the law, we are heading towards a very dark place. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 5th February 2020 It is not a sufficient…
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How to spot “alternative scientists”. (Wed, 12 Aug 2020)
Recently, a so-called “white coat summit” gave me a sense of dejavu. It was held by a group that calls itself ‘America’s Frontline Doctors’ (AFD) that consisted of about a dozen people wearing white coats to the effect of achieving an appearance of being experts on medical matters.   The AFD apparently wanted to address […]
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New Scientist - Home

Coded Bias review: An eye-opening account of the dangers of AI (Wed, 12 Aug 2020)
Computers are worse at recognising women and people of colour than white men. Documentary Coded Bias shows that the problems don't stop there
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