Archiv der Kategorie: Polar Region

Sea Level and Food

The ongoing collapse of a large part of the Antarctica ice sheet could devastate global food supply, drowning vast areas of crop lands across the Middle East and Asia, according to new research. The ongoing collapse of a large part … Weiterlesen

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A worst-case scenario

Warmer air, less-frigid water, and gravity may combine to make parts of Antarctica’s western ice sheet melt far faster than scientists had thought, raising sea levels much more… New physics-based computer simulations forecast dramatic increases… That could raise sea levels … Weiterlesen

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Greenland and Antarctic Ice Sheets

The research involved dozens of scientists and 10 satellite missions and presents a disturbing picture of the impact of recent warming at the poles… More than 4 trillon tonnes of ice from Greenland and Antarctica has melted in the past … Weiterlesen

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