We all foot the bill for a warmer Arctic

This week Open Access Government published the third in a series of articles I have written about Arctic science. The first showed why it is critical to understand the past, present and future of the Arctic; the second examined AI and machine learning and their potential to help us to understand and predict Arctic change, … Continue reading We all foot the bill for a warmer Arctic

La Recherche Article: The microbes accelerating glacier melting

I recently published an article in French pop-sci magazine La Recherche about the wondrous microbial ecosystems on glaciers and ice sheets (here for French speakers). For those English speakers who do not subscribe to la Recherche, here is a translation. Also, I strongly recommend the excellent translator who worked on this article with me - … Continue reading La Recherche Article: The microbes accelerating glacier melting

Q&A: St Laurence Jr School, Ramsgate

The Year 6 Students at St Laurence Junior School in Ramsgate are lucky enough to be studying "Extreme Earth", so I visited to talk about Earth's extreme cold. Two of the students wrote a report about it here. We talked about different types of ice (ice sheets, glaciers and sea ice), climate change and how/why … Continue reading Q&A: St Laurence Jr School, Ramsgate

Nouvelles Explorations Festival, Royan

Arriving in balmy Royan (France) straight from a frosty ice camp in Greenland was a welcome shock to the system. The small seaside town was home to a five day celebration of geographical and intellectual exploration - the Festival des Nouvelles Explorations. I had the pleasure of talking about icy science on Thursday afternoon and … Continue reading Nouvelles Explorations Festival, Royan