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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 ...

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 ... ...