Accelerating ice melt in Greenland

An interesting article on the full extent of ice melt increase in Greenland was recently produced by the BBC, touching on both the natural and human factors influencing the accelerating rate of ice melt. The scale of the problem is, like the enhanced global warming which is partly to blame, no longer solely attributable to…

Hurricane Irma rears her head

I am watching the news open-mouthed as Hurricane Irma, like an engine out of control, is wreaking havoc over the Caribbean. The category five hurricane has not just gusts but sustained wind speeds of 185mph and has all but decimated the small island of Barbuda on its path across the Caribbean towards Florida: Hurricane Irma Hurricane paths…