Scientists believe 1/3 of glaciers in the Himalayas - upon which billions depend for water - are doomed, even if emissions are cut dramatically. Smithsonian.com
Saturday, 1 September 2012
Welcome to the Anthropocene - a New Geologic Era (Radio podcast + video)
This podcast has been airing on the CBC Radio program, "The
Current." It suggests human activity has now placed us in an entirely
new geologic epoc. And not a good one!Listen here.
(PLT video & photo)
I shot this video of my home (above) just after these winds toppled two mature spruce trees, narrowly missing our house as we slept. The still photo (r.) shows the gap left in the shelterbelt which protects us from the elements. To me, climate change is now personal! Larry Powell.