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Larsen ice crack continues to open up

<b>The crack that looks set to spawn a giant iceberg in the Antarctic has continued to spread.</b><p>The rift in the Larsen C Ice Shelf has grown a further 10km since 1 January.<p>If the fissure propagates just 20km more, it will free a tabular berg one-quarter the size of Wales.<p>That would make it one of the …

One of the largest icebergs ever seen is even closer to breaking off Antarctica

Just 6.4 miles of ice are holding an iceberg the size of Delaware onto the floating Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica, and scientists warn it could …

2016 was Earth's hottest year on record

The planet sizzled to its third straight record warm year in 2016, and human activity is to blame, federal scientists announced Wednesday.<p>The last time the world was definitely warmer than today? Some 125,000 years ago based on paleoclimatic data from tree rings, ice cores, sediments and other ways …

Scientists confirm that warm ocean water is melting the biggest glacier in East Antarctica

Scientists at institutions in the United States and Australia on Friday published a set of unprecedented ocean observations near the largest glacier of the largest ice sheet in the world: Totten glacier, East Antarctica. And the result was a troubling confirmation of what scientists already feared …

Global Warming

There's something strange happening to Arctic sea ice

A member of a team of Cambridge scientists trying to find out why Arctic sea ice is melting so fast, walks on some drift ice 500 miles (800 km) from the North Pole September 3, 2011. Reuters/Stuart McDill I've written quite a bit over the past few years about the death spiral of sea ice at the …

Satellite data shows ice was close to last year’s record low confirming a long-term downward trend towards ice-free Arctic summers<p>Arctic sea ice cover could be confirmed within days as the second lowest ever recorded, the latest data suggests.<p>According to the US national snow and ice data centre …

Arctic Sea Ice Melts to Its Second Smallest Area on Record

Arctic sea ice cover reached the second-lowest point on record this month, tying a level last reached in 2007, according to a report from scientists …

Global Warming

The world reached 3 dangerous climate change milestones this summer

In 1848, two ships — the HMS Terror and the HMS Erebus — sank while trying to navigate through the Northwest Passage. It was brutal: a 900-mile-long sea route punctuated with heavy sea ice that connects the northern Atlantic and Pacific oceans through an arctic maze. Neither ship made it. All 129 …

Weather Photographer of the Year 2016 – in pictures

Britain is a nation obsessed with the weather, which is probably why the Royal Meteorological Society and the Royal Photographic Society have organised the first Weather Photographer of the Year competition. Here are some of the finalists and winners from the 800 entries

March 2015 made climate history, and not in a good way

For the first time on record in human history, the monthly global average concentration of carbon dioxide — the most important global warming …

10 Things That Don’t Disprove Global Warming

Two-thirds of Americans say there is solid evidence that Earth has been getting warmer, according to a 2013 opinion poll [source: Pew Research …

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Rain will get more extreme thanks to global warming, says NASA study

The forecast for the future of rainfall on Earth is in: over the next hundred years, areas that receive lots of precipitation right now are only going to get wetter, and dry areas will go for longer periods without seeing a drop, according to a new NASA-led study on global warming. "We looked at …