Atmospheric carbon dioxide levels grew at a record pace in 2016, to 403.3 parts per million (ppm), up from 400.0 in 2015, the UN World Meteorological Organization just revealed as … [Read full article]
Understanding the future of sea-level rise has been at the forefront of climate scientists’ minds for years now, and new research studying fossilised marine animals found in Antarctica’s seabed sediments … [Read full article]
A new study which represents the most extensive study of the evolution of floating ice shelves in the eastern Amundsen Sea Embayment in West Antarctica has revealed that the ice is steadily losing their grip on adjacent bay walls, a problem which scientists believe may hasten the loss of ice to the sea.
The Brunt Ice Shelf is located on the coast of northern Coats Land in Antarctica, and is pictured below lying against the Weddel Sea.
Other than all the big news we wrote about last week (click on our Global Warming or Science categories above), here are a number of climate science stories I thought … [Read full article]
According to new research published in the latest edition of the journal Nature Geoscience the current impact of CO2 on the atmosphere will have lasting effects for the next thousand … [Read full article]
Scientists have pinpointed the location for the first ever exploration of a sub-glacial lake in Antarctica. The eventual drill that will delve deep into the Antarctic ice layer could bring … [Read full article]