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A Texas-size chunk of Antarctica partially melted last year – Popular Science


Popular Science

A Texas-size chunk of Antarctica partially melted last year
Popular Science
During the El Niño climate pattern, the Pacific Ocean's surface heats up around the equator, and currents carry the warmer than average temperatures to Canada, the U.S., and Antarctica. In this case, El Niño brought rainfall to West Antarctica, which
A Texas-Sized Area of Antarctica Turned to Slush Last YearMotherboard
Scientists report large-scale surface melting event in Antarctica during 2015-16 El NiñoYubaNet
Warm Waters in West Antarctica – EosEos
Inhabitat –Hamilton Spectator –RedOrbit
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During last warming period, Antarctica heated up two to three times more than planet average – Phys.Org


Phys.Org

During last warming period, Antarctica heated up two to three times more than planet average
Phys.Org
Blustery conditions at the West Antarctica ice sheet divide, a ridge where a 3.4-kilometer borehole was drilled to acquire ice cores. The tent protected the equipment and scientists as they measured temperatures down the borehole in 2011 and 2014
Antarctica Sea Ice Little Changed Over Last Century | AMI NewswireAMI NewsWire
Polar sea ice the size of India vanishes in record heatBusiness Insider
Polar ice the size of India has melted into the sea, scientists sayCBS News

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Nations push to protect Antarctica’s ‘last ocean’ – BBC News – BBC News


BBC News

Nations push to protect Antarctica's 'last ocean' – BBC News
BBC News
Campaigners believe a long-standing proposal to establish a vast marine protected area (MPA) in the waters around Antarctica will be accepted this week.

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Average Severity Of Solar PV Industry Insurance Claims Has Risen 87% In Last 5 Years

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In just the last 5 years, the average severity of solar photovoltaic (PV) industry insurance claims has risen by around 87%, according to a new GCube Underwriting analysis. The analysis found that weather-related losses were responsible for around half of all solar PV industry insurance claims in North America, and around a quarter of all [&hellip

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Antarctica: One of last century’s fastest warming places is temporarily cooling, scientists find – ABC Online


ABC Online

Antarctica: One of last century's fastest warming places is temporarily cooling, scientists find
ABC Online
The Antarctic Peninsula, among the fastest warming places on Earth last century, has since cooled due to natural swings in the local climate, scientists say, but researchers have cautioned this does not imply warming of the planet has stopped.
One part of Antarctica has been cooling since 1998 – here's whyNew Scientist
A famous part of Antarctica is cooling — but climate skeptics shouldn't get too excitedWashington Post
The Antarctic Peninsula Is Cooling Down, but…Pacific Standard
The Guardian –The Australian –Daily Mail
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Antarctica’s tourism industry is designed to prevent damage, but can it last? – The Guardian


The Guardian

Antarctica's tourism industry is designed to prevent damage, but can it last?
The Guardian
Right at that moment, the 40-odd companies who run cruises to the continent – ranging from tiny yachting firms to cruise lines – will log on to the website of the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) and try to book landing

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‘My Last Continent:’ love in the frozen heart of Antarctica – The Seattle Times


The Seattle Times

'My Last Continent:' love in the frozen heart of Antarctica
The Seattle Times
Taking place on and around an expedition ship in present-day Antarctica (and elsewhere in some lengthy flashbacks), it's the story of Deb, a penguin researcher in love with her work and with her colleague Keller, with whom she has a lengthy and stormy …
Mon 9 AM | From Ashland To Antarctica In A First NovelJefferson Public Radio
Ashland author transports readers to AntarcticaAshland Daily Tidings

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The Antarctica Paradox –“One of the Last Places to Experience Human-Driven Climate Change” – The Daily Galaxy (blog)


The Daily Galaxy (blog)

The Antarctica Paradox –"One of the Last Places to Experience Human-Driven Climate Change"
The Daily Galaxy (blog)
The waters surrounding Antarctica may be one of the last places to experience human-driven climate change. New research from the University of Washington and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology finds that ocean currents explain why the seawater …
Why Is Antarctica's Sea Ice Growing While the Arctic Melts?InsideClimate News
Antarctica Defies Global Warming That Is Melting Arctic, Discover HowScience World Report
Despite global warming, Antarctica's sea ice is growingBlasting News
The Japan Times –CDA News –NH Voice
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U.S. Government and Oil Company Trade Blame 12 Years into Gulf of Mexico Oil Leak that Could Last 100 Years

NEW ORLEANS (CN) – An oil company whose leaky well could discharge oil into the Gulf of Mexico for the next century hasn’t tried hard enough to stop the leaks, the federal government said in court papers this week. Taylor Energy Company sued the federal …
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Last Chance

Tesla P85D Reactions In Slow Motion

As many of you know, I’m writing up a report based on four electric vehicle surveys we’ve been conducting. I’m getting close to writing up sections on the results, and am thus going to close the surveys soon. If you haven’t completed any of the applicable surveys yet, this is your “last chance.” I think I [&hellip

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