The world is quickly waking up to the human impacts of climate change. Long gone are the days of speaking about a hole in the invisible ozone layer, and seemingly minute yearly temperature increases – although both were and are vital to the situation we currently find ourselves in, both were unobservable to the human eye or body, and therefore easily swept under the metaphorical carpet.
Conversations around sustainability often hover around things that have become essential in modern life, but in fact are just nice-to-haves.
Julienne Stroeve (UCL/University of Manitoba), Gail Whiteman (The Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business, Lancaster University) and Jeremy Wilkinson (British Antarctic Survey) blog for the 2019 WEF annual meeting on the impact of Arctic ice loss
Eddy Carmack (Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Institute of Ocean Sciences, British Columbia), Gail Whiteman (The Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business, Lancaster University), Jeremy Wilkinson (British Antarctic Survey) and Jan-Gunnar Winther (National Centre for the Ocean and the Arctic, Norway) WEF annual meeting on the importance of Arctic change for the planet.
‘Plastic Pollution’ has suddenly sprung into the public consciousness, and yet in itself is a vague phrase.
Jennifer Francis, a member of the Arctic Basecamp team, writes a guest blog for Carbon Brief on the relationship between recent extreme weather and Arctic warming.
Professors Gail Whiteman and Julienne Stroeve write a blog for Scientific American calling on international decision makers to look to the environmental elephant in the room: our rapidly melting Arctic sea ice