Past studies of Antarctica’s accelerated glacier retreat focused on regional trends, a new study now finds continental trends of over ten percent of marine terminating glaciers moving inland. Current peak retreat has been documented to be in the ballpark of 25 meters each single year. Read Chris Mooney’s Washington Post article study summary goo.gl/HuxtxL /…
Scientist speculated that pingos may erupt and lead to the creation of craters – small lakes, thaw ponds. New satellite observations reveal continuous trend. The Siberian Times article, Pingo in Arctic goo.gl/mwNnEF / http://siberiantimes.com/other/others/news/crater-formed-by-exploding-pingo-in-arctic-erupts-a-second-time-from-methane-emissions/ The trend from frozen tundra soils shifting to thermokarst erosion and thaw ponds, may in the future be exacerbated by increased…
Arctic sea ice decline has long been projected to occur. 2018 and 2017 are the two lowest winter time Arctic sea ice records observed. Disappearing sea ice and moisture transport into the Arctic are believed to cause something called Arctic amplification, which in turn has been linked to two effects (weaker westerly winds, and intensified…
Excerpt from the AGU 2017 Fall Meeting summary presentation of the Climate Science Special Report, the Fourth National Climate Assessment.
Full summary presentation
2017 Fall Meeting – U23A: Climate Science Special Report https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDJP5RgKkj4
Teaser photo by
Tim Marshall https://unsplash.com/photos/yEOCA6oiVqg
Teaser photo by
Christopher Campbell https://unsplash.com/photos/i4OHxtxiMtk
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Can we model permafrost dynamics adequately in Earth System models? Researcher present and discuss recent climate carbon cycle modelling efforts, and reply to questions.
Dave Lawrence, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
Charlie Koven, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Release via IARPC Collaborations https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDyGrkFYPA4
Excerpts from the AGU 2017 Fall Meeting summary presentation of the Climate Science Special Report, the Fourth National Climate Assessment. First part on U.S. xtremes, second part discusses sea level rise. Speakers David R Easterling, NOAA Asheville Robert E Kopp, Rutgers University, Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences Full summary presentation 2017 Fall Meeting –…
Plastic within the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is ‘increasing exponentially,’ scientists find That’s the title of a new Washington Post article, written by Chris Mooney. He explains, the results of a new study. Seventy nine thousand tons of plastic debris, in the form of 1.8 trillion pieces, now occupy an area three times the size…
Bill McGuire (University College London) speaks about responses from the Earth crust in this 2016 lecture. He wrote a book on the subject, available at https://www.geolsoc.org.uk/Publications/Bookshop/Search?k=waking&sortexpr=Publication%20Date%20Desc An astonishing transformation over the last 20,000 years has seen our planet flip from a frigid wasteland into the temperate world upon which our civilisation has grown and thrived.…
“The 2017 Pine Island Glacier and Larsen C Ice Shelf Calving Events” presented by Christopher Shuman. Originally presented at the Fall AGU 2017 conference on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 3:45 p.m.
“Rapid Arctic Climate Change: What’s cloud got to do with it?” presented by Patrick Taylor. Originally presented at the Fall AGU 2017 conference on Monday, December 12, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
Last year an article in The Guardian about Cambridge Analytica and Robert Mercer, noted: As, it turns out, the liberal media is now. We are scattered, separate, squabbling among ourselves and being picked off like targets in a shooting gallery. Increasingly, there’s a sense that we are talking to ourselves. And whether it’s Mercer’s millions…
UPDATE March 19th 2018. There is a new study published after we released this video, it shines more light onto the subject of thawed soil carbon activation The Arctic’s carbon bomb might be even more potent than we thought https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2018/03/19/the-arctics-carbon-bomb-might-be-even-more-potent-than-we-thought Direct study link https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-018-0095-z.epdf?referrer_access_token=QimruZqY0uQyvJhlxat8ItRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0N8I-MYIYWzKL_kSfxnCJqK5MhEqa1ECTKGMkwkdtwwdRBnpqZb1-iie3xj4GeIn_ATzYOYZ_qH4owg6tA5W_yYLypIP2SUN5-B1T5yexwNadXdwCZt3wyAarxCPC0Nv3lXljO2n4dUQQDimyNua3Tnd21O6bRqgq5YEXModik7bKXZTRVCsXL5btzFCn1ue-c-ltsrUkl1ZlWfKJ4h4XiaA6qEcw5474V3V54ossVOcVqoW3t1_ow7xF60nqcgwrNXk5mNIEx9Z6M48j2ZmaN7wOxfwaQ5BDzgkO51tABEDT710d1AeRsMA44IH8haLVAGf3Z3T9_HC0MLnAaJfWJo&tracking_referrer=www.washingtonpost.com Transcript The trend from frozen tundra soils shifting to thermokarst erosion…
From the rising seas that flood our cities, to bleached coral and more frequent and ferocious hurricanes, we must take action to combat climate change now. The longer we put it off, the harder it will be to protect ourselves.
Penguins investigate a camera, take selfie, left behind by a researcher of the Australian Antarctic Division. Another penguin jumps into the boat of the researchers.