Byline: Robin Turner
A WELSH climate expert is heading to the snowy wastes of northern Greenland to examine how global warming will change the world over the next century.
Dr Siwan Davies, 32, of Swansea University, is taking part in a project to excavate ice dating back 130,000 years trapped 8,000ft under the Greenland ice sheet.
It was created during the Eemian period, when temperatures were 3-5C warmer than they are today, when Stone Age hunter gatherers had spread from Africa to the Middle East and animals such as the hippopotamus were roaming in what is now the Thames estuary.
With temperatures forecast to rise by up to 7C in the next 100 …