In the Arctic, a great change is taking place. Permafrost, which covers around 25 percent of exposed land in the Northern Hemisphere, is melting.
Arctic Warming: Keeping Ice = Saving Climate More than polar bears at risk in the great Arctic melt-out
The Arctic is an “indicator region” for the rest of the planet: small changes there can have profound ecosystem impacts elsewhere in the world…
How will Antarctic melting affect coastlines? Wholesale Melt-Out of Antarctica Unlikely, But Ice in Texas-sized Amundsen Sea Embayment Could Be Gone in Decades
Dear EarthTalk: To what extent is Antarctica really melting and what impact might it have on coastlines around the world? — Andrea Hutchinson, Cary, NC The Antarctic continent, roughly the size of the United States and Mexico combined, is composed of rock covered by glaciers some 16,000 feet thick. The glaciers form from fallen snow compacting […]
Climate Politics: Heatwaves, Droughts and Glacier Melts Make Global Warming Difficult to Deny, But There Are Still Plenty of Climate Deniers Out There…