Tag Archives: West Antarctica

Antarctic ice and sea levels: the knowledge gap

Antarctic ice is the biggest unknown in our quest to get a handle on future sea levels, but it looks as if it will play a key role. Continue reading

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Keeping a weather eye on Antarctica

Working out what’s happening with Antarctic ice is a tough assignment, but an international aerial survey of the ice sheet aims to produce new data on current and past ice conditions. Continue reading

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Garnaut: Politics wins over reality

The Garnaut climate action plan is well-researched and solidly-based, but is far too influenced by “political reality”. Its implications for our future are sobering. Continue reading

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