30 Apr '18, 1pm

Melting Arctic Sends a Message: Climate Change Is Here in a Big Way

Melting Arctic Sends a Message: Climate Change Is Here in a Big Way

Since I have spent more than 35 years studying snow, ice and cold places , people often are surprised when I tell them I once was skeptical that human activities were playing a role in climate change. My book traces my own career as a climate scientist and the evolving views of many scientists I have worked with. When I first started working in the Arctic, scientists understood it as a region defined by its snow and ice, with a varying but generally constant climate. In the 1990s, we realized that it was changing, but it took us years to figure out why. Now scientists are trying to understand what the Arctic’s ongoing transformation means for the rest of the planet, and whether the Arctic of old will ever be seen again.

Full article: https://www.desmogblog.com/2018/04/30/melting-arctic-send...

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