Is skiing dead due to global warming? It depends on whether we can get our carbon emissions in check by the middle of this century….
The Arctic is an “indicator region” for the rest of the planet: small changes there can have profound ecosystem impacts elsewhere in the world…
Craig Benson, Chemistry Professor, Montgomery College and co-organizer of the sustainability tour. EarthTalk: Could you say a little about the health of Iceland’s glaciers? Benson: Absolutely. The health of Iceland’s glaciers is pretty poor overall. Glaciers are receding around the world, including here in Iceland. Virtually all glaciers are in that receding phase right now. […]
Dear EarthTalk: To what extent is Antarctica really melting and what impact might it have on coastlines around the world? — Andrea Hutchinson, Cary, NC The Antarctic continent, roughly the size of the United States and Mexico combined, is composed of rock covered by glaciers some 16,000 feet thick. The glaciers form from fallen snow compacting […]