Cold Focus : Disturbing Trends

After several key projects to alert the general public to the melting of the Arctic, some have concluded that pictures of unusual calving icebergs, sea ice scans and time lapse series of glacier disappearance are not enough, not sufficient, to make the case.

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CryoSat-2 : Up & Flying

Cause for much rejoicing and several thousand sighs of relief : CryoSat-2 makes it up into orbit :-

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/apr/08/cryosat-european-space-agency-arctic-ice

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/8609428.stm

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/earthnews/7566613/Ice-missions-to-measure-climate-change-takes-off.html