"These Ponds That Have Been Around for Thousands of Years Have Now Dried Up"
2 Jul, 2007 11:02 pm
John Smol is a specialist on High Arctic ponds, and shares the alarming results of his recent study published in PNAS.
"Effects going from bad to worst. In the past we've been accused of being alarmist, but this has stunned us. (...) It shows that we are overly optimistic about the effects of climate change."
Interview by: Christopher Le Coq
John Smol is a professor of Biology at Queen’s University and holder of the Canada Research Chair in Environmental Change