Evidence Continues to Mount for Ticking ‘Methane Time Bomb’ – Common Dreams staff New research that utilized both ground-based measurements and aerial surveys in specific sub-arctic regions in Alaska and Greenland has discovered approximately 150,000 ‘methane seeps’ – a phenomenon where methane gas previously held in the frozen permafrost beneath tundras or under arctic sea [...]
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The glaciers are still shrinking – and rapidly A couple of glaciers shrinking more slowly than expected does not change the irrefutable fact that most are melting rapidly
Daybreak over Gasherbrum IV on the Baltoro glacier in the Karakoram range of the Himalayas. Photograph: Ed Darack/Corbis The glaciers are still shrinking – and rapidly A couple of glaciers shrinking more slowly than expected does not change the irrefutable fact that most are melting rapidly Jonathan Bamber guardian.co.uk, Sunday 15 April 2012 18.00 BST Article [...]
The author out on the beautiful but disappearing sea ice. Photograph: Stephen Pax Leonard Stephen Pax Leonard spent the last year studying the language of the Arctic Inugguit. He was ready for the months of darkness, brutal cold and finally the all-day light. What he didn’t anticipate was his creeping horror at the way the [...]
Times Atlas is ‘wrong on Greenland climate change’ Glaciologists say the ice cover is melting – but at nowhere near the ‘misleading’ 15% rate represented by cartographers reddit this John Vidal, environment editor guardian.co.uk, Monday 19 September 2011 17.07 BST Article history The Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World shows Greenland as having lost around [...]
Pictures of Greenland Melt Gob-Smack Expert Aerial oblique view of the Petermann glacier front on 5 August, 2009 Aerial oblique view of the Petermann glacier front on 24 July, 2011 Located in North-West Greenland the Petermann Glacier accounts for six percent of the area of the Greenland Ice Sheet measuring in at over [...]
We take but never never give. Why? We’re just made and purpose built for destruction of the environment.
Arne Lange, a 39-year-old Inuit fisherman, looks for seals near his hometown of Ilimanaq, Greenland. Photograph: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images For people who have been fortunate enough to watch the last David Suzuki documentary where he discusses his life in some detail the attitudes of indigenous to the environment would be immensely more understandable. As well as the way [...]
Greenpeace activists force Arctic oil rig to stop drilling Work suspended at Leiv Eiriksson rig off Greenland after protesters demand to know how owner Cairn Energy would cope with leak on scale of Deepwater Horizon Share226 Staff and agencies guardian.co.uk, Saturday 4 June 2011 16.24 BST Article history Greenpeace activists climbing ladders on the Leiv [...]
Cairn Energy threatens to fine Greenpeace for Arctic drilling protest British oil company wants to fine Greenpeace €2m a day if the campaign group disrupts its oil drilling operations in the Arctic Share56 John Vidal, environment editor guardian.co.uk, Thursday 2 June 2011 18.15 BST Article history Greenpeace protesters spent four days in a survival [...]
Greenpeace Arctic oil protest ended by Danish navy Commandos end occupation of drilling rig on exploration vessel by breaking into activists’ survival pod Share77 Severin Carrell, Scotland correspondent guardian.co.uk, Thursday 2 June 2011 08.49 BST Article history Danish navy commandos remove Greenpeace activists from the Arctic drilling rig Leiv Eiriksson. Photograph: Greenpeace/Reuters Link to this [...]
Resource Wars. The New Future. Who will fire the first shot? We will as usual all pay for the psychopaths to extract the maximum gain for the elites.
Resource Wars. Battle lines being drawn in the Arctic. It has always been the attitude of this page that these wars are set to commence and will make present conflagrations look a small part of what they really are the battle for the hegemong of the imperial project. George Ikners ikners.com a WordPress site [...]
Activists occupy oil rig in fight to prevent Arctic drilling Environmental groups fear oil industry is not prepared for potentially catastrophic impact of oil spills in the Arctic Share1242 John Vidal in Sarkoy, Turkey guardian.co.uk, Friday 22 April 2011 14.02 BST Article history Greenpeace activists protesting against Arctic drilling. Photograph: Markel Redondo/Greenpeace The fight [...]