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Earth’s Ice Is Melting Much Faster Than Forecast. Here’s Why That’s Worrying.

By Jason E. Box - Professor in Glaciology, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland    COPENHAGEN — For me it was only after eight years of studying Greenland — installing and maintaining a network of on-ice climate stations and examining how much snow evaporates from the island — that I suddenly realized glaciology

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Cashing Out From the Climate Casino

It’s hard to be optimistic about climate action, not in a week when federal scientists reported that “the Arctic shows no sign of returning” to the “reliably frozen region of recent past decades.” Not in a month when California’s wildfires show every sign of burning straight through Christmas. And not in a

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Scientists Warn of Rapid, Unexpected Climatic Shifts in the Arctic

Implementing Paris Agreement Can Limit Damage Press release by the Arctic Council’s Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP):A new scientific assessment of climate change in the Arctic, by the Arctic Council’s Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), concludes that the Arctic is shifting—rapidly and in unexpected ways—into a new state. If

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