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Short-lived greenhouse gases cause centuries of sea-level rise

Researchers report that warming from short-lived compounds -- greenhouse gases such as methane, chlorofluorocarbons, or hydrofluorocarbons, that linger in the atmosphere for just a...

Giant iceberg, 5,000 square kilometers, set to calve from Larsen C...

The crack through Larsen C ice shelf is visible as a dark line from bottom right to top left of this satellite image. Image...

During last period of global warming, Antarctica warmed 2 to 3...

Antarctic warmed between two and three times the average temperature increase worldwide, according to a new study. Image Credit: Flickr/Ben Following Earth's last ice age,...

Antarctic Ice Sheet study reveals 8,000-year record of climate change

Iceberg in the Weddell Sea. Credit: Mike WeberAn international team of researchers has found that the Antarctic Ice Sheet plays a major role in...

2016 is set to break even the temperature records of 2015

Global temperatures showing the change from pre-industrial times. The global temperatures for January to September 2016 were approximately 1.2°C above pre-industrial levels and 0.88°C...

The global climate 2011-2015: Hottest five-year period on record

Global five-year average temperature anomalies (relative to 1961--1990) for 2011-- 2015.Credit: The analysis uses HadCRUT4 analysis produced by the Met Office Hadley Centre in...

See How Arctic Sea Ice Is Losing Its Bulwark Against Warming...

Compare the extension of older sea ice in the Arctic in September 1984 and September 2016. The older ice is thicker and more resistant...

Latest ocean warming review reveals extent of impacts on nature and...

Credit: © arttmiss / Flickr Ocean warming is affecting humans in direct ways and the impacts are already being felt, including effects on fish stocks...

Effect of summer melt on Greenland ice sheet

The image above, taken during a high-priority flight that IceBridge carried on Aug. 29, shows Helheim Glacier, with its characteristic wishbone-shaped channels, as seen...

Arctic gives clues on worst mass extinction of life

After an extreme global warming 252 million years ago, a severe mass extinction of life took place on Earth. A new study in the...

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