Mount Kilimanjaro is on fire.

The highest free-standing mountain on earth is on fire—Mount Kilimanjaro (elevation 19,341above sea level) located in Tanzania.  Africa's tallest peak consists of three dormant volcanic cones – Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira. Wildfires have been increasing in number and intensity across the entire planet. This fire is especially cruel as wildlife may not flee in time as increased winds and…

Greenland ice cap melt has reached the point of no return.

Devastating and scary news from the Arctic as Greenland has reached the tipping point.  The melting of our northern freezer which allows our civilization to flourish has reached the point of no return, even if we cut our emissions to zero. The tipping point is where snowfall “that replenishes the ice sheet each year cannot keep up…

Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier has yet another major calving event.

Pine Island Glacier is located in West Antarctica, has shed yet another major iceberg. The calving event is not unusual for this glacier. What is new is change over the years is that calving events have changed from a multi-year process to an annual process. The bergs from Pine Island historically have broken into one…