Tom Griffiths – Ice Core Warnings :TEDxSydney

Tom Griffiths is the W K Hancock Professor of History at the Australian National University and has written a history of Antarctica entitled Slicing the Silence: Voyaging to Antarctica. In January this year he joined the centennial voyage to Mawson’s huts in Antarctica. Tom’s books and essays have won prizes in literature, history, science, politics and journalism.   Please listen to this eminent contributor speak about the warnings held within ice cores – ‘a precious archive of deep time’ which he considers ‘the holy scripts, the sacred scrolls of our age’.