Monthly Archives August 2009

Antarctic Glacier Melting “exponentially faster”

From the BBC’s: David Shukman One of the largest glaciers in Antarctica is thinning four times faster than it was 10 years ago, according to research seen by the BBC. A study of satellite measurements of Pine Island glacier in west Antarctica reveals the surface of the ice is now dropping at a rate of […]

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Drowning states call on leaders to aggressively address global warming

From: Sydney Morning Herald Brendan Nicholson and Hamish McDonald in Cairns August 7, 2009 THE world has fallen well behind in the race to find a formula to deal with global warming in time for December’s Copenhagen summit, regional leaders have warned. After their two-day summit in Cairns, 15 Pacific Islands Forum leaders issued a […]

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