Tagged: Lonnie Thompson

Arctic code red: uncharted territory - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Sep 16, 2012

Nearly four years ago I reviewed Climate Code Red by Australians David Spratt and Philip Sutton. Even then the authors spoke of the recently released 2007 IPCC report as too conservative in its predictions. Here’s how I described their position: The authors lament the limitations of the IPCC system, ascribing them partly to pressure from [...] … Read More

Clear and present danger: Lonnie Thompson on the message in the ice - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Dec 10, 2010

Paleoclimatologist Lonnie Thompson, distinguished university professor in the School of Earth Sciences at The Ohio State University, is well known and widely respected for his decades of work on ice caps and glaciers, especially in tropical and sub-tropical regions. In the past Thompson has let his research data and conclusions speak for him but he [...] … Read More

Down to the sea - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker May 06, 2010

An interview with climatologist Ellen Mosley-Thompson published yesterday in Yale Environment 360 is a reminder that for those working with ice there’s not much doubt about where we’re heading. She spent six weeks of the summer on her ninth visit to Antarctica drilling ice cores on the Antarctic Peninsula, one of the fastest-warming places on [...] … Read More