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Even after a frigid winter, Arctic sea ice is still really low

03.27.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Large parts of the U.S. experienced a pretty wimpy winter this year, thanks to cold air staying parked over the Arctic.  This made for a relatively frigid winter season in the high north, which is good for making sea ice. Although Arctic sea ice... ...

Greenland and Antarctica melting 6x faster than in 1990s: NASA

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena today reports new evidence of accelerating glacier melt in Antarctica.

“Observations from 11 satellite missions monitoring the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets have revealed that the regions are losing ice six times faster than they were in the 1990s,” reads the NASA JPL announcement.

“If the current ...

Even the ‘optimistic’ climate change forecast is catastrophic

03.05.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Your planet has warmed up by nearly 2 degrees Fahrenheit, or just over 1 degree Celsius, since the late 1800s. We’re on track to warm Earth by around another 3.5 degrees Fahrenheit this century. Read more...More about Science, Mashable Video, En... ...

Welp, it looks like Antarctica broke its temperature record

02.07.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Globally, high-temperature records are absolutely dominating low-temperature records. Now, an Argentinian research station just observed Antarctica's warmest temperature on record: a balmy 65 degrees Fahrenheit (18.3 Celsius). Like all of today's top... ...

Republicans get billions of dollars in public funding to fight climate change by pretending that it isn’t real

The US government provides federal funds to states to help with disaster relief. This much hasn't changed under the Trump administration. In fact, in 2018, Ben Carson's Department of Housing and Urban Development launched a new program rewarding $28 billion dollars in financial support relating to natural disasters.

Curiously, that press release was taken ...

You can glimpse the eerie depths of the planet’s most threatening glacier

01.31.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

It's OK to be nervous about the Thwaites Glacier. If this Florida-sized Antarctic glacier collapsed, it could ultimately unleash enough ice to boost sea levels by ten feet. Thwaites is already dumping "huge amounts of ice into the ocean," and in ... ...