Tagged: Ice sheet

Agreement polar ice sheets are melting - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Dec 02, 2012

Many climate scientists felt the conclusions on effects of global warming in the 2007 IPCC review were too conservative. One reason was the estimation of likely melting of ice sheets and its effects. Problem was that there was insufficient knowledge … Continue reading → … Read More

Yes, please try this at home! - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Mar 19, 2012

It’s amazing the confusion that accompanies climate change questions. That’s partly because it is a complex subject. So it’s not surprising that people can make glaring mistakes. Here’s one, though, that’s easy to get your head around by a simple … Continue reading → … Read More

The Greenland Ice Sheet in a high-CO2 world - Journeys to the ice

Matthew Wood Jan 06, 2011

Before I introduce the latest instalment of the podcast, I’d like to take the opportunity to say a big hello and happy new year to everyone in the Sciblogs community. I hope you all enjoyed the festive season and that 2011 brings with it plenty of exciting science stories. I should also explain my absence towards the end … Read More