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The Other Half Of The Big Antarctica Lie Climate change debate

The Other Half Of The Big Antarctica Lie Climate change debate


The Thwaites Glacier is collapsing into the sea. Now scientists are scrambling to answer two questions: When will it take the plunge?

Ice in west Antarctica meets the ocean. The continent's ice is melting at an accelerating rate. Mario Tama/Getty Images ...

Massive cavity opening in Antarctic glacier is 'disturbing' sign of climate change, says Nasa

Instability of some Antarctic glaciers may be affected by volcanic activity underneath the ice

Antarctica is so vast and remote that satellites are the only means of monitoring its behaviour

Five basic Antarctic facts for climate change sceptics

Roughly 15 million years ago, when Earth's atmosphere was supercharged with carbon dioxide, oceans warmed and sea ice around Antarctica disappeared, ...

Ice, ice, maybe: Rapid melting in the Antarctic at the same rate as

Antarctic glaciers named after satellites

LONG HAUL As icebergs float away from Antarctica and melt, they drop trapped sediment in the Scotia Sea. Researchers will drill into the seafloor to ...

Researchers measuring Antarctic ice shelves found an area of underwater ice the size of Greater London

The fight to own Antarctica

Cracks in the Future of the Antarctic – National Geographic Society Newsroom

Giant icebergs are surrounded by ice floe drift in Vincennes Bay, Antarctica. While Antarctica's sea ice is growing somewhat, the Arctic and the world's ...

Landsat Image Mosaic of Antarctica (LIMA) showing location of key ice shelves.

buffering. Replay. Researchers brave brutal conditions to research climate change in Antarctica: Part 1

Global warming is melting Antarctic ice from below

Antarctic ice loss has tripled in a decade. If that continues, we are in serious trouble.

As Antarctica's ice melts, warm seawater will flow through low-lying channels currently filled

Antarctica cooling controversy

The Mertz glacier in East Antarctica is one of the many areas that could be melting

Shepherd et al. 2012

From NASA's Global Climate Change Website. Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

The rift in the Larsen C ice shelf that will eventually lead to a major iceberg calving event. Credit: NASA

Beneath Antarctica's Ice Is a Graveyard of Dead Continents Beneath Antarctica's Ice Is a Graveyard of Dead Continents

How G.O.P. Leaders Came to View Climate Change as Fake ScienceHow G.O.P. Leaders Came to View Climate Change as Fake Science

Recent Warming and Cooling in the Antarctic Peninsula Region has Rapid and Large Effects on Lichen Vegetation | Scientific Reports

The photograph above shows an edge of the Thwaites Ice Shelf and was taken by Jim Yungel, program manager for the Airborne Topographic Mapper, ...

9 questions about climate change you were too embarrassed to ask

The impact of climate change on the Antarctic

PHOTO: A section of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet with mountains is viewed from a

The most immediate and most worrisome threats

Meet the Amateur Scientist Who Discovered Climate Change

Antarctic ice shelf thickness changes. Note the rapid thinning of Pine Island Glacier ice shelf

West Antarctica is rapidly melting, while some parts of East Antarctica have seen increased snowfall

Antarctica and Climate Change

John Kerry wanted to see how Antarctica was changing. When he returned, the entire world had.

Should we be worried about surging Antarctic ice melt and sea level rise?

Antarctic Peninsula

Antarctic krill, centimeter-long shrimp-like crustaceans that feed primarily on phytoplankton, are a key part of the Antarctic marine food chain.

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Fig 1: Measurements of CO2 from the Law Dome ice core(1) fall

NASA scientists study changing conditions in the Arctic as part of the agency's ICESCAPE mission, or Impacts of Climate on Ecosystems and Chemistry of the ...

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Glaciers and ice caps on Baffin Island in Arctic Canada have been retreating rapidly in recent decades. Dead moss collected at the margin this ice cap was ...

A boat floats in Neko Harbour, Antarctica, in February 2018.Alexandre Meneghini / Reuters

How soon will the 'ice apocalypse' come?

West Antarctica's glaciers and floating ice shelves are becoming increasingly unstable.

Antarctica and Climate Change


Climate change: how long do we really have to save the planet from catastrophe?

Starting in 1958, Charles Keeling used the scientific method to take meticulous measurements of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) at Mauna Loa Observatory in ...

The black dashed line separates West Antarctic Peninsula (WAP) from continental Adélie penguin colonies.

Priceless climate-change data haul from Antarctica

An iceberg looms off the deck of a cruise ship near the Antarctic Peninsula in September 2005. Ann Manner / Getty

Subglacial Lake Vostok lies 4000 meters below Vostok Station, in East Antarctica.

Why the Antarctic is so important

A group of Emperor penguin adults make their way across sea ice in Terre Adélie in East Antarctica. The seabirds rely on sea ice for breeding and raising ...

Antarctica is about to lose an enormous piece of ice. The question is what happens after that.

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The Great Global Warming Swindle

Map of Antarctica today showing rates of retreat (2010-2016) of the “

Most serious melting is occuring in West Antarctica, scientists say. East Antarctica has experienced far less melting because the bulk of its ice is above ...

arctic and antarctic sea ice trend

Climate change report emphasizes adaptation, but news media ignore it.

420,000 years of ice core data from Vostok, Antarctica research station. Current period is

Minimum and maximum sea ice cover for the Arctic and Antarctic

Rescued Radar Maps Reveal Antarctica's Past

Soil scientists install rings to collect gas samples for soil respiration measurements in Antarctic soils.

Antarctic, Map, Latitudes of sea surface that are cooling.

Tawonga Gap fire, December 2006

Palaeo Environments, Ice Sheets and Climate Change team

Major advance of South Georgia glaciers during the Antarctic Cold Reversal following extensive sub-Antarctic glaciation | Nature Communications

'Catastrophic collapse' of West Antarctic ice sheet could raise global sea levels by three metres, warns scientist

Ice melt in part of Antarctica 'appears unstoppable,' NASA says

How G.O.P. Leaders Came to View Climate Change as Fake Science - The New York Times

Glaciologist Jason Box, left, at work on the Petermann Glacier on Greenland's northwest coast

Flat Earthers vs climate change sceptics: why conspiracy theorists keep contradicting each other

Shell and Exxon's secret 1980s climate change warnings

NASA tracking of Antarctic sea ice

The Antarctic

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Antarctic mountains. The BEDMAP 2 dataset (Fretwell et al. 2013) shows how ice thickness across