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Tim Radford: Irreversible Cascade of Global Climate Emergencies May be Near

Rapidly reducing greenhouse gas emissions is indispensable to limit the risks of crossing tipping points in the climate system.

June 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

Kevin Loria: Antarctica is melting faster than anyone thought, and we’re not ready for the sea level rise that’s coming

Crevasses near the grounding line of Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica.  Ice melting rates in Antarctica tripled between 2012 and 2017, according to a study published in the journal Nature. The biggest … Continue reading

June 18, 2018 · 1 Comment

Eric Holthaus: Ice Apocalypse

Rapid collapse of Antarctic glaciers could flood coastal cities by the end of this century. . In a remote region of Antarctica known as Pine Island Bay, 2,500 miles from … Continue reading

December 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

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