Tom Day will cover the "general state of affairs in the Arctic Ocean" and other icy places. Ice at the North Pole describes the current situation up there. The connection between melting northern ice and sea-level rise will be explained. Illustrations will include satellite photos from the last 30 years, a time-lapse video, and an overview of Earth's other large bodies of ice: Greenland and AntarcticaIn his retirement in Santa Clarita CA, Tom has studied ice at the South Pole, permafrost in Siberia. Tom likes to speak and can be contacted at
Mr. Day's talk is written for a general audience and it will draw on his extensive reading on this subject, which includes:
• Climate Wars,  by Gwynne Dyer
• The New Climate War: The Fight to Take Back Our Planet, by Michael Mann
• The Ice at the End of the World, by Jon Gertner
• This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate, by Naomi Klein
Mr. Day follows "Climate Adam" and Peter Beckwith on YouTube, also Katherine Heyhoe on Twitter.
Tom is a retired software engineer with extensive experience in Toastmasters.