Metaphord

As nearly 200 governments meet in the Peruvian capital, Lima, to thrash out a draft deal to cut carbon emissions in a bid to ward off more global warming, high in the Peruvian Andes, a region prone to earthquakes, “scientists warn that if a giant chunk of ice from the Hualcan glacier breaks off it could trigger a tsunami-like wave.” (http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/12/11/us-climatechange-lima-glaciers-idUKKBN0JP21920141211)

The tropical glacier of Damocles.

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