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Troubling signs from Antarctic ice

While global surface temperature records continue to fall, warming seas raise the spectre of irreversible melting in Antarctica [28 October 2014| Peter Boyer] Some news we could have done without: Planet Earth has just had its warmest September since global … Continue reading

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An achievement of Olympian proportion

It’s hard to overstate the achievement of three Hobart scientists (and their British-based collaborator) in describing and locating deep-ocean carbon sinks in the Southern Ocean. [7 August 2012 | Peter Boyer] I don’t know about you, but I’m suffering from … Continue reading

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Climate alarms from the cryosphere

The state of the world’s sea ice is one of the most telling indicators of a warming planet. The news from the poles is not good. [20 September 2011 | Peter Boyer] While Federal Parliament debates the merits of carbon … Continue reading

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