Why Antarctica meltdown may mean more floods for us

Iceberg and its reflection in Disko Bay, Greenland

Iceberg and its reflection in Disko Bay, Greenland

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A new study suggests that ice sheets are melting faster than had previously been thought. But what does this mean for us, asks Chris Bond.

Aelfleda Terrace has been part of the Whitby skyline since the days of Queen Victoria reign. Until this week, that is.

This picturesque row of cottages is now set for demolition, following a landslide that swept away the gardens and 150 years of history. Torrential rain caused patios and a slab of rock and mud the size of a minibus to slide down the steep slope and crash into another terrace.

 

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