• Wadhams's particular combination - of scientific passion, a lyrical sense of wonder at the natural world, an ability to pluck clear analogies from the air, and outspoken analysis of consumer-capitalist politics - marks out A Farewell to Ice as essential reading.

    John Burnside, New Statesman
  • A passionate, authoritative overview of the role of ice in our climate system, past, present and, scarily, the future.

    Carl Wunsch, Professor Emeritus of Physical Oceanography, Massachusetts Institute of Technology