Could More Snow in Antarctica Slow Sea Level Rise? – Scientific American

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Feb 232018
 

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Could More Snow in Antarctica Slow Sea Level Rise?
Scientific American
Some experts are heralding the news as a silver lining: Scientists have found snowfall recently escalated in East Antarctica, which could lessen the high amounts of melt seen in West Antarctica that are contributing to rising seas. That prospect is

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Extreme Weather Will Occur More Frequently Worldwide – Scientific American

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Feb 172018
 

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Extreme Weather Will Occur More Frequently Worldwide
Scientific American
Events like record-setting heat, extreme rainfall and drought will happen more frequently around the world even if global climate targets are met, new research suggests. And missing those targets could make the risk even worse. If global temperatures
Even in best-case scenario for climate change, extreme weather events likely to continue increasing, experts sayUSA TODAY
Missing the Paris climate target by just a little means raising the odds of extreme weather by a lotMIT Technology Review
Risk of extreme weather events higher if Paris Agreement goals aren't met, Stanford researchers findStanford University News
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Rescued Radar Maps Reveal Antarctica’s Past – Scientific American

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Dec 172017
 

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Rescued Radar Maps Reveal Antarctica's Past
Scientific American
Glaciologists will soon have a treasure trove of data for exploring how Antarctica's underbelly has changed over nearly half a century. An international team of researchers has scanned and digitized 2 million records from pioneering aeroplane radar

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Major Report: Some Extreme Weather Can Only Be Blamed on Humans – Scientific American

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Dec 162017
 

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Major Report: Some Extreme Weather Can Only Be Blamed on Humans
Scientific American
Wildfires are still raging across southern California, marking the end of a destructive year of extreme weather events around the world. In the U.S. alone historic floods hit Missouri and Arkansas in May, drought parched the Dakotas and Montana from
Studies increasingly link extreme weather to climate changeThe Ecologist
A new report finds 'we have created a new climate' — High Country …High Country News
Research Shows Climate Changes That Only Humans Could CauseNewsy
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How Did This Weird, Super-Salty Pond Form in Antarctica? – Scientific American

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Nov 262017
 

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How Did This Weird, Super-Salty Pond Form in Antarctica?
Scientific American
At the bottom of the world, in a frigid Antarctic desert, sits a weird pond only a few inches deep that is so salty, it stays liquid even at temperatures of minus 58 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 50 degrees Celsius). The source of the pond's unusually

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280-Million-Year-Old Fossil Forest Discovered in Antarctica – Scientific American

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Nov 162017
 

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280-Million-Year-Old Fossil Forest Discovered in Antarctica
Scientific American
"Antarctica preserves an ecologic history of polar biomes that ranges for about 400 million years, which is basically the entirety of plant evolution," said Erik Gulbranson, a paleoecologist at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. [See Images of a

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A Huge Plume of Magma Is Bulging Against Antarctica – Scientific American

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Nov 132017
 

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A Huge Plume of Magma Is Bulging Against Antarctica
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Imagine drifting over Antarctica's icy expanse. A white continent extends below you, and it's smothered in enough frozen water to drown every coastline in the world in a 216-foot (66 meters) wave if it were to melt. But scientists now believe that
Here's What You Really Need to Know About That Hot Plume Under AntarcticaScienceAlert
Is there a supervolcano buried in Antarctica waiting to erupt?Fox News
Something is boiling beneath Antarctica's ice sheetsNew York Post
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How Wind Might Nudge a Sleeping Giant in Antarctica – Scientific … – Scientific American

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Nov 032017
 

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How Wind Might Nudge a Sleeping Giant in Antarctica – Scientific …
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Scientists believe they've identified a key process affecting the melting of an enormous glacier in East Antarctica, bigger than the state of California. And the …

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How Antarctica became home to a new kind of scientific diplomacy – The Guardian (blog)

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Jul 012017
 

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How Antarctica became home to a new kind of scientific diplomacy
The Guardian (blog)
Today's Antarctica is a tightly regulated continent surrounded by equally carefully managed and cared-for oceans. The Antarctic treaty ensures that Antarctica is used only for peaceful purposes, and that there is freedom of scientific investigation

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Antarctica turning green as climate change takes hold, says scientific study – CNBC

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May 192017
 

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Antarctica turning green as climate change takes hold, says scientific study
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In people's minds, Antarctica may appear as a bleak white landscape but scientists claim the continent is turning green because of a warming in the climate. A team of British researchers have tested three separate sites and concluded that the quantity
Thanks to global warming, Antarctica is starting to turn greenThe Denver Post
Antarctica Is Going Green, And Not In A Good WayForbes
Climate change making Antarctica greenerNEWS.com.au
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