His icy analyses offer disquieting news about our climate’s future.
By Aaron Clark
Posted 10.29.2004 at 6:00 pm 0 Comments
Summer temperatures rarely rise above 0 degrees Celsius in Antarctica. There are no trees or flowers, no cars or cable TV—just perpetual daylight, a hunk of ice the size of the continental U.S., and glaciers as big as cities, moving hundreds of meters a year. Deep within those glaciers, under millions of pounds of pressure, the history of the atmosphere lies buried.
“I don’t actually like the cold,” admits Kurt Cuffey.
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