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Opening Arguments

Calling Al Gore!

Go ahead, blame this one on my light bulbs:

Mars is being hit by rapid climate change and it is happening so fast that the red planet could lose its southern ice cap, writes Jonathan Leake.

Scientists from Nasa say that Mars has warmed by about 0.5C since the 1970s. This is similar to the warming experienced on Earth over approximately the same period.

Since there is no known life on Mars it suggests rapid changes in planetary climates could be natural phenomena.

Here, by the way, is a pro and con on climate change that's a little more low key than the usual blog rants.

Posted in: Current Affairs