Arctic Sea Ice News and Analysis

Sloshing Around in the Polar Twilight (Tue, 17 Sep 2019)
The end of the Arctic sea ice melt season is nigh. The last couple of weeks have seen small rises and falls in ice extent, primarily due to changes in wind patterns. However, falling temperatures will soon accelerate the pace of … Continue reading →
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George Monbiot

Our Brezhnev Moment (Tue, 17 Sep 2019)
Neoliberalism has stalled, so the fanatics in government are using Brexit to revive it. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 11th Sepetmber 2019 At first sight it’s incomprehensible. Why…
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Why California is fighting fire with fire (Thu, 19 Sep 2019)
Meet the environmentalists who are burning trees to save the forest.
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Unforced variations: Sep 2019 (Sun, 01 Sep 2019)
This month’s open thread for climate science topics. A new two-part community assessment of tropical storms and climate change is online at BAMS: Knutson et al. ; . And for those interested in Arctic Sea Ice, there is always the NSIDC.
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New Scientist - Home

Some planets may orbit a supermassive black hole instead of a star (Thu, 19 Sep 2019)
Planets normally form gradually from the disk of dust around a star. But the same thing could happen around black holes, forming thousands of super heavy planets
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