Thursday, 30 August 2012

Arctic Smash And Grab

Humanity's rapacious reaction to the Arctic ice minimum is depressingly predictable

"The massive melt constitutes an environmental disaster for many of the world's inhabitants, to say nothing of its flora and fauna (see "What ice-free summers will mean for Arctic life"), but for some people, it is simply a commercial opportunity."

About time we stopped referring to them as "people", don't you think?