The great polar meltdown

The great polar meltdown
A curious polar bear checks out the instruments

For six months, a Norwegian research vessel has drifted through polar ice fields trying to understand why the North Pole is heating up faster than anywhere else. Their documented expedition can be seen in a new exhibition at the UCD Science Centre

The report has raised the alarm and delivered a direct message that the world economy needs radical change almost immediately, in order to prevent a series of events which scientists previously believed were more distant possibilities.

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