Antarctic Surface Melt is rather widespread

A new study reveals a rather extensive system of meltwater is flowing within the Antarctic. Entitled “Widespread movement of meltwater onto and across Antarctic ice shelves“, it was published in Nature a couple of days ago. The title is not simply a hint, but describes exactly what this study reveals. Up until now the very existence … Read moreAntarctic Surface Melt is rather widespread

US Rep Gary Palmer: “Sea Ice is expanding”, is this true? #climate

US Rep Gary Palmer, a Republican who was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 2014 and represents Alabama’s 6th congressional district, recently held a town hall meeting in which he got into a back and forth argument about climate change … He made the statement during a testy back and forth with one attendee about climate change, after … Read moreUS Rep Gary Palmer: “Sea Ice is expanding”, is this true? #climate

Ocean heat driving rapid Ice Shelf melt – #Climate #Antarctic

Last Friday a new paper on the melting of the largest Ice Shelf in Antarctica was published. Available in AAAS, it is entitled … Ocean heat drives rapid basal melt of the Totten Ice Shelf It is open access, so no paywall, you can view the entire paper without any hassle (yea). What is it … Read moreOcean heat driving rapid Ice Shelf melt – #Climate #Antarctic