Word Smithereens

“A much-awaited report from the U.N.’s top climate science panel will show an enormous gap between where we are and where we need to be to prevent dangerous levels of warming.” WaPo: Climate scientists are struggling to find the right words for very bad news. (They should ask me for help. That’s basically my life’s work…)

+ “What happens when climate changes quickly in a previously frozen place, when the earth heats up and the mountains melt? In the high Swiss Alps, here’s what happens: The ice gives up the bodies—and the secrets—of the past.” GQ: The Ghosts of the Glacier. (Gives new meaning to getting the cold shoulder…)

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