Although the "news" is that the last thread of ice has broken, it's an enormous berg so it isn't about to float off in a hurry1, and indeed the last tiny neck was probably only a formality.
What does it all mean? Pfft, we may never know. Everyone else will tell, you anyway. Back to the Arctic I think.
1. A pic shows some apparent visible spacing of the berg to the rest of the iceshelf, so perhaps it is moving. We'll see.
* Brief Communication: Newly developing rift in Larsen C Ice Shelf presents significant risk to stability; D. Jansen et al.
* Sane response to press release - me, 2007.
* Antarctic iceberg crack develops fork from Aunty
* Bonus Quotation of the Day… from Cafe Hayek: “Politics Without Romance”.
The climate has always changed. What do you conclude? - Stephan
* The Larsen C Iceberg Is Already Cracking Up - July 19th.
British Sea Power is broken.
[Ironic, isn't it ;-? Fixed, thanks -W]
Antarctic iceberg crack develops fork from Aunty
[Oh good grief. How hard can it be to copy an URL whilst pretending to listen in to a meeting at work and answering review comments? -W]
Isn't full of sound and fury but still signifying nothing.
Wordfence is giving me a hard time here @ Stoat.
[I'm not exactly fond of it either. What's it doing to you? wmconnolley (@) gmail.com if you want to complain more directly -W]
[Ah. Elsewhere I see Apparently access to the site via mobile, or in some cases, facebook links, etc. is affected or blocked by some strange thing going on. I've had several commenters not[e] it, and I saw this earlier today on my cell. Anybody seeing this? -W]
Same problems with access yesterday.
Record-shattering 2.7-million-year-old ice core reveals start of the ice ages
2.7 million years! Is that wow, might show something interesting?
Low CO2 levels mean CS lower?