Tag Archives: Antarctica

My best photograph

Since I’ve been posting some photographs, I thought I would post what I regard as one of my best photographs. I have no idea if it is objectively a good photograph, but I really like it. It’s also one of … Continue reading

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Antarctica is an amazing place for many reasons. It’s a pristine and exotic environment with scenery you’ll see almost nowhere else on the planet. It also has no permanent human habitation. The only reason we spend time on the continent … Continue reading


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The Spirit of Mawson

After a relaxing break from blogging and social media, I made the “mistake” yesterday – while at Gatwick waiting for a flight – of retweeting Chris Turney’s Guardian article arguing that the Antarctic trip that he was leading was science … Continue reading

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Antarctic sea ice, ha ha ha!

Some seem to find it somewhat amusing that an icebreaker full of journalists is currently stuck in the Antarctic sea ice, awaiting rescue (yes, Andrew Neil, I’m talking about you). To be fair, I can see the irony (a little) … Continue reading

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The Global Warming Policy Foundation doesn’t understand second derivatives!

I noticed the following tweet from the Global Warming Policy Foundation Polar Ice Melt May Be Natural Event http://t.co/XrPKOjIY9c via @sharethis — The GWPF (@TheGWPF) July 16, 2013 The link goes to a press release also stating that the Polar … Continue reading

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The PAGES 2k consortium

The Past Global Changes (PAGES) project has released a progress article that has just appeared in Nature Geoscience. The article’s title is Continental-scale temperature variability during the past two millennia (this article is paywalled unfortunately). Watts Up With That (WUWT) … Continue reading

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