Glaciers are giant canaries, and we’re all coal miners

Introduction: Glaciers are fascinating and important.  They help to control water distribution and moderate Earth’s climate.  Unfortunately, there is no doubt that most of the Earth’s glaciers are retreating due to climate change.  These changes are expected to be harmful … Continued

A gigantic iceberg is about to crack off of Antarctica, here are three things you should know

Introduction: Several groups of researchers are reporting that a large rift (Figure 1) is stretching across the West Antarctic Ice Sheet’s Larsen C Ice Shelf (e.g. MIDAS and IceBridge).  This crack will eventually separate an iceberg the size of a … Continued

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