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Antarctica is screwed and so are we • The Outline
Caroline Haskins:
<p>Antarctica has enough water stored in its ice to raise sea levels by 58 meters, or 216 feet, if it disappeared entirely. That would completely obliterate states like Florida and displace hundreds of millions of people in Brazil, Argentina, Guinea-Bissau, Denmark, China, Indonesia, and Australia.

Researchers from Northern Illinois University who studied Antarctica’s rebound 10,000 years ago found that, at its worst, Antarctica’s melted to a dangerous place where it was even smaller than it is today. However, they urged against undue optimism: what happened 10,000 years ago was natural. What’s happening today is human-caused, and it’s happening far more quickly.
“What happened roughly 10,000 years ago might not dictate where we're going in our carbon dioxide-enhanced world, where the oceans are rapidly warming in the polar regions,” lead researcher Reed Scherer said in a press release. “If the ice sheet were to dramatically retreat now, triggered by anthropogenic warming, the uplift process won't help regrow the ice sheet until long after coastal cities have felt the effects of the sea level rise.”

To be clear, no one is anticipating that Antarctica will disappear entirely by the end of the century. However, by 2070, University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMA) researchers found that unchecked emissions and pollution by humans could melt a humongous portion of the continent. We still don’t know how exactly how much will melt. But according to new research from the University of Leeds, Antarctica melting is already happening much more quickly than anticipated.

“The continent is causing sea levels to rise faster today than at any time in the past 25 years,” lead researcher Andrew Shepherd said in a press release. “This has to be a concern for the governments we trust to protect our coastal cities and communities.”</p>
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11 days ago by charlesarthur
The New World Order, an Overview
- Chem trails
- Sylphs
- Emerging Diseases
- Forbidden Cures
- Story on Drugs
- Mind Control
- Depleted Uranium
- Bill Cooper
- Project Blue Beam
- Bush Family & Nazis
- Insights on Aliens
- WiFi/Cell Phone Dangers
- EMF Radiation
- Planet X Sequel
- War on Terror
- U.S. Concentration Camps
- Monoatomic Gold
- Rockefeller File
- War a Racket
- Illuminati Goals
- Hydrogen Peroxide
- Protocols of Zion
- Swine Flu Hoax/Vaccine
CurrentEvents  News  NewWorldOrder  Nutrition  GlobalWarming  CIA  FEMA 
11 days ago by LordSnow
Twitter
Stop Comparing Climate Change to the Second World War
fossilfuels  China  GlobalWarming  from twitter
13 days ago by rajekas
Its Possible to Reverse Climate Change
Climate Change Can Be Stopped by Turning Air Into Gasoline

A Harvard professor says his company should be able to suck carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere, at industrial scales, by 2021.

ROBINSON MEYER
JUN 7, 2018
A small bottle of yellowish liquid on a tree stump
A liquid fuel, synthesized from water and carbon dioxide by Carbon Engineering

A team of scientists from Harvard University and the company Carbon Engineering announced on Thursday that they have found a method to cheaply and directly pull carbon-dioxide pollution out of the atmosphere.

If their technique is successfully implemented at scale, it could transform how humanity thinks about the problem of climate change. It could give people a decisive new tool in the race against a warming planet, but could also unsettle the issue’s delicate politics, making it all the harder for society to adapt.
ClimateChange  Climate  GlobalWarming  TheAtlantic  Science 
14 days ago by richardwinter

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