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2010-11-04 11:32:00

Melt water flowing through ice sheets via crevasses, fractures and large drains called moulins can carry warmth into ice sheet interiors, greatly accelerating the thermal response of an ice sheet to climate change.

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2010-06-29 09:47:07

Weather and climate are easily confused, but they're not the same.

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2010-02-26 10:45:18

Climate models project that the global average temperature will rise about 1°C by the middle of the century, if we continue with business as usual and emit greenhouse gases as we have been.

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2009-11-09 10:51:41

Large blooms of tiny marine plants flourish in Antarctic waters left exposed by the recent and rapid melting of ice shelves and glaciers around the Antarctic Peninsula.

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2009-09-16 14:13:06

Will all of the ice on Greenland melt and flow out into the sea, bringing about a colossal rise in ocean levels on Earth, as the global temperature rises?

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2009-09-04 11:18:20

Sediment cores show the Arctic has been warmer during the past decade than during any 10-year period in the last 2,000 years, scientists said. The study provides a clear example of how increased greenhouse gases are now changing our climate, said Caspar Ammann of the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colo. Ammann and his team studied sediment cores from lakes, tree rings and ice cores, all of which showed the Arctic has been warming since about 1850 -- the beginning of the...

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2009-08-18 12:10:00

A leading expert told Chinese state media on Tuesday that global warming could prove devastating for the Tibetan plateau, the world's third-largest store of ice, but it helps farming and tourism.

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2009-06-12 08:32:52

The Greenland ice sheet is melting faster than expected according to a new study led by a University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher and published in the journal Hydrological Processes.

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2009-05-28 06:25:00

Scientists say that a number of the United States' most populous east coast cities — including New York and Boston — could see higher than expected rises in sea levels if Greenland’s glacial-melt continues at its current rate.

2008-07-21 18:00:27

By E.B. FURGURSON III Staff Writer Sea level rise related to global warming likely will inundate land, alter wetlands and devastate wildlife around the Chesapeake Bay region by the end of the century, according to a recent report by the National Wildlife Federation.


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