Lea Sibbel is a freelance journalist from Germany, but will soon move to the UK. She writes for various media outlets, such as the Westfalian News, a region-wide German newspaper, the German Press Agency dpa and an online magazine.
How do we know how the oceans and winds will deliver when global warming destroys or present climate systems? The answer will depend on how this new information on Arctic sea-ice fits with various modelling experiments. We need to have information on these unexpected floods, violent hurricanes and killer droughts if we are to have any chance of preventing their worst excesses.
Will global warming bring more butterflies to northern Europe; can more species now live in the Arctic and Antarctic. We have to allow for changing habitat and even habitat preferences, if we are going to face the true character of global warming, drying environments or melting ice.
Long suspected of murder, the grey seal is exposed as a regular killer of the smallest whale, the porpoise. They have recently started seeking the blubber from the porpoise, possibly after large numbers of drowned porpoise were made available after their dumping from fishermens bycatch.
How do you maintain your environmental credentials/ Are you sure that the easiest life style is always the choice or would you rather have a more long-term approach by society? Have a look at the questions we raise here..