More unsettling news from the bottom of the world. Almost one-quarter of the ice in the West Antarctic ice sheet has been classified as "unstable."        

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  • How Did The Author Of 'How Scientists Got Climate Change So Wrong' Get It So Wrong? (New York Times)
    This will introduce some uncertainty into the estimation of ice sheet mass balance. Their cite is the Schröder et al. in that sentence and they came to the conclusion: Over the period February 2003 to ...
    11/12/2019 - 8:45 am | View Link
  • US Is Only Country To Give Notice To Withdraw From Paris Agreement At First Opportunity
    But they did find that there is a significant difference between 2 C and well below 2 C. There are tipping points for the Greenland and West Antarctic ice, but these unfold over thousands of years, ...
    11/4/2019 - 8:50 pm | View Link
  • Meet the polar pilots working for the British Antarctic Survey
    Covered in ice millions of years old, up to several kilometres thick ... A glaciology field camp on the Pine Island Glacier, West Antarctic - Andy Smith "At Rothera there's nothing upwind of us. No ...
    10/23/2019 - 2:13 am | View Link
  • David Attenborough writes about singing rhinos, cute monkeys and more ahead of his new BBC series
    Hippopotamuses once roamed across Britain, during the warmer periods between Ice Ages. They travelled into Europe from Asia when the two ... This must be a new problem,' says Fredi Devas, who produced ...
    10/18/2019 - 11:30 am | View Link
  • Antarctic ice thinning at an ‘extraordinary’ rate, satellite data show
    Glaciers are now sliding into the sea because of the warming Southern Ocean as ice vanishes five times faster than it did in the 1990s. The West Antarctic ice sheet used to be stable a few decades ago ...
    05/17/2019 - 7:21 am | View Link
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