Tony the Teacher marks five years of sobriety, achieved without any government encouragement at all. Well done. (Via California’s Andrew Lloyd, who met Tony in Australia several years ago.) Speaking of stone coldness, we are currently cold on land and cold at sea:
The Antarctic deep sea gets colder, which might stimulate the circulation of the oceanic water masses … At the same time satellite images from the Antarctic summer have shown the largest sea-ice extent on record.