First there was ‘unprecedented melting’ in 2005, then came the new Greenland melting record of 2010 – again to be broken this year, during the hot July of 2012, NASA images show.
If you are interested in sea level rise news, you have a busy week. First we learn from a Nature Climate Change publication that the Greenland ice sheet is already gone. Then earlier today two studies published in Environmental Research … Continue reading
Heard about Sunday’s big climate news? We are afraid it is actually twice as bad as most media reports suggest:
To notice something is going on with the world’s ice sheets, you could measure melting water runoff, glacier retreat or use satellites and GPS to measure ice volume decline. Just like measuring sea level rise and temperature this all adds … Continue reading
Glacials and interglacials on the northern and southern hemisphere somehow do not seem to correspond. This has led to a ‘thermal bipolar seesaw theory,’ whereby an off-mode in the thermohaline circulation leads to an ice age in Europe, but excess … Continue reading