27 May 2008

Que viene el coco

In one corner of the room is a life-sized photograph of Bob Hoskins in Who Framed Roger Rabbit. The other corner houses a 20ft fluffy snake, aqua blue with pink spots and a flashing red tongue. A sign around its head reads: "I am the climate beast and I am hungry."
-- from a profile of Wally Broecker.

One track of the beast could be Vast cracks appear[ing] in Arctic ice: sea ice, thousands of years old, has been cracking apart with the violence of a small earthquake.

[P.S. 4 June: but a different phenomenon is the 'icequake', probably connected to tides rather temperature changes.]

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