Lyssna – Listen. A view of Marvels and Catastrophes inside Färgfabrken.

To visit the official Färgfabriken site on Marvels and Catastrophes visit this LINK. Marvels & Catastrophes is an interdisciplinary artist collective that was launched in 2018 as an act of defiance, in the hope of creating an alternative set of creative strategies capable of addressing the increasing disastrous effects of climate change. The premise was, and remains, simple: there is a body of unassailable science, concerning … Continue reading Lyssna – Listen. A view of Marvels and Catastrophes inside Färgfabrken.

Guardian: The man on a mission to reveal the ‘souls’ of vanishing glaciers

American adventurer Garrett Fisher flies in a ramshackle antique plane, dangling his camera out of the window to capture the beauty of glaciers before they disappearby  Patrick BarkhamFri 30 Apr 2021 12.00 BST Satellite images and the latest scientific studies may accurately inform us how quickly the world’s glaciers are melting. But Garrett Fisher’s mission is different: to reveal the “souls” of vanishing glaciers. This, … Continue reading Guardian: The man on a mission to reveal the ‘souls’ of vanishing glaciers

The Atlantic: The Terrifying Warning Lurking in the Earth’s Ancient Rock Record

Story by Peter Brannen This article was published online on February 3, 2021. Updated at 1:53 p.m. ET on February 11, 2021. We live on a wild planet, a wobbly, erupting, ocean-sloshed orb that careens around a giant thermonuclear explosion in the void. Big rocks whiz by overhead, and here on the Earth’s surface, whole continents crash together, rip apart, and occasionally turn inside out, killing nearly … Continue reading The Atlantic: The Terrifying Warning Lurking in the Earth’s Ancient Rock Record

Guardian: Scientists need to face both facts and feelings when dealing with the climate crisis

Wed 24 Mar 2021 10.00 GM Kimberly Nicholas 221412 Kimberly Nicholas I was taught to use my head, not my heart. But acknowledging sadness at what is lost can help us safeguard the future Wed 24 Mar 2021 10.00 GMT 221412 Over the course of my career, the climate crisis has changed from something only experts could see – reading clues trapped in frozen air … Continue reading Guardian: Scientists need to face both facts and feelings when dealing with the climate crisis

The Guardian: Climate fight ‘is undermined by social media’s toxic reports’

Scientists warn that Nobel summit and long-term decisions to save the planet are at risk from targeted attacks online Robin McKie Science EditorSun 21 Mar 2021 10.00 GMT Fake news on social media about climate change and biodiversity loss is having a worrying impact in the battle to halt the growing environmental threats to the planet, a group of scientists and analysts have warned. In a … Continue reading The Guardian: Climate fight ‘is undermined by social media’s toxic reports’

Guardian: Alpine plants face extinction as melting glaciers force them higher

‘Escalator to extinction’ means aggressive species will eventually take over, threatening the entire mountain ecosystem Alpine flowers could go extinct after glaciers disappear as more competitive species colonise terrain higher up the mountain, new research has warned. Glaciers are retreating at historically unprecedented rates, exposing new land for plants to grow, which benefits delicate alpine species in the short term. However, these early pioneers – … Continue reading Guardian: Alpine plants face extinction as melting glaciers force them higher

SkyNews: Earth ‘has been lucky’ to support life for 3 billion years, study says

Saturday 2 January 2021 11:37, UK A mass climate evolution experiment suggests most planets would not have supported life for as long as Earth has. By Russell Hope, news reporter  A mass simulation experiment suggests most planets would not have been able to cope with changes to their climate while still supporting life for the three billion years Earth has, scientists have said. Researchers at the University … Continue reading SkyNews: Earth ‘has been lucky’ to support life for 3 billion years, study says

Reuters: Pompeii’s ruins yield scalded bodies of rich man and slave

ROME (Reuters) – Archaeologists have discovered the exceptionally well-preserved remains of two men scalded to death by the volcanic eruption that destroyed the ancient Roman city of Pompeii in 79 AD, the Italian culture ministry said on Saturday. One was probably a man of high status, aged between 30 and 40, who still bore traces of a woollen cloak under his neck. The second, probably … Continue reading Reuters: Pompeii’s ruins yield scalded bodies of rich man and slave

Huffpost: 2020 Is Proving Another Disastrous Year For Our Earth’s Climate

The year already has been marked by rising global temperatures, Arctic ice melts and intensifying wildfires and storms. By Nina Golgowski Record-breaking heat, melting ice caps, raging wildfires and a particularly grim hurricane forecast may have taken a backseat in news cycles dominated by politics and a health pandemic, but that doesn’t mean these climate phenomena have gone away. The year still has more than four … Continue reading Huffpost: 2020 Is Proving Another Disastrous Year For Our Earth’s Climate