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Sobering news from Greenland and Antarctica

Posted on March 8th by Tom Yulsman. 9
The Greenland Ice Sheet meets the sea in this picture by Eric Rignot of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. . Melting of ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland is accelerating, according to ...

Graphics tell the story of record melting in Greenland

Posted on January 22nd by Tom Yulsman. 6
This movie, produced by the Cryospheric Processes Laboratory, consists of stills and video collected during 2009 and 2010. Meltwater is the theme. The vocal is a Shaman Inuit Chant. Greenland ...

The climate votes last: Ice sheets could lose mass more rapidly

Posted on November 3rd by Tom Yulsman. 4
A little over a week ago, I wrote about increasing mass loss from Greenland's massive ice sheet. (See this post too.) Today, researchers are reporting Read More →

Is the world’s fastest-moving glacier set to speed up even more?

Posted on October 23rd by Tom Yulsman. 16
Greenland's Jakobshavn could be poised to speed up. So could even bigger glaciers farther north — with significant implications for global sea level UPDATE 10/25/10: I've made a correction in this ...

Mass loss from Greenland ice accelerates

Posted on October 22nd by Tom Yulsman. 5
Konrad Steffen: Greenland's contribution to sea level rise is increasing httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7_pkWVjRXU&feature=related In this astonishing video, Jason Amundson captures the calving of a gargantuan iceberg from the face of the Jakobshavn Glacier ...

Two telling images that embody the blazing summer of 2010

Posted on August 10th by Tom Yulsman.
Deadly Russian Heat Wave The brutal heat wave that has gripped Russia may ultimately be responsible for the deaths of 15,000 people, according to Weather Underground meteorologist Jeff ...

Gargantuan ice island splits off Greenland glacier

Posted on August 6th by Tom Yulsman. 2
A sobering report from University of Delaware researcher Andreas Muenchow today: “In the early morning hours of August 5, 2010, an ice island four times the size of Manhattan was born ...