Tagged: Poles

Unprecedented ice melt in Greenland 0

Unprecedented ice melt in Greenland

This is bad news.  As NASA states : ” For several days this month, Greenland’s surface ice cover melted over a larger area than at any time in more than 30 years of satellite...

CO2 concentration reaches 400 ppm 0

CO2 concentration reaches 400 ppm

This is historical : carbon dioxide concentration has reached in several places over the arctic a concentration of 400 parts per million. This doesn’t seem to be much, but pre-industrial levels were of 280...

Arctic sea ice sets new record low in 2011 0

Arctic sea ice sets new record low in 2011

This is not surprising as I was blogging about it two months ago. To TreeHugger : ” After several months of reporting near-record or record monthly levels of Arctic sea ice melting, German researchers...

Temperatures are going up and up… 2

Temperatures are going up and up…

I believe it is getting harder and harder for deniers to keep pretending climate change is a hoax (or a conspiracy…). Here are three articles that got my attention last week : First, Arctic...

Great astrophotographies – December 2009 1

Great astrophotographies – December 2009

This is time for me to present my selection of the best pictures of the NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD). As always, this month was packed with beautiful images. It was as always...

Latest (bad) news from the arctic 1

Latest (bad) news from the arctic

This week no less than three news about the arctic hit my aggregator. First and foremost the WWF released a new report on how the melting of the pole could threaten no less than...

Latest news from the Arctic 0

Latest news from the Arctic

It has been a while I haven’t written anything on the Arctic. According to Bloomberg: “A Manhattan-sized chunk of ice may break away from a glacier in northwestern Greenland and fall into the sea...