Scientists Have Come Up With A Crazy Plan To ‘Refreeze’ Arctic Ice loading...
Scientists Have Come Up With A Crazy Plan To ‘Refreeze’ Arctic Ice
It would require a mind-blowing number of water pumps.
Antarctica’s Sea Ice Shrinks to New Record Low loading...
Antarctica’s Sea Ice Shrinks to New Record Low
The latest daily figures may confirm a disturbing trend in global melting.
Arctic Ice Isn't Doomed Yet—Here's How to Save It loading...
Arctic Ice Isn't Doomed Yet—Here's How to Save It
Crazy warm winters haven't pushed Arctic ice beyond a “tipping point.” Every ton of CO2 we don't emit saves 3 square metres of it.
What You Need To Know About Sea Level Rise loading...
What You Need To Know About Sea Level Rise
Ocean levels are getting higher. Why is this happening, and what can we do to stem the tide?
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2016 Is Officially Hottest Year On Record, Now What?
WMO has confirmed what meteorologists have been predicting since November last year.
About The Big Thaw

Scientists who assess the planet's health see indisputable evidence that Earth has been getting warmer, in some cases rapidly. Most believe that human activity, in particular the burning of fossil fuels and the resulting buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, have influenced this warming trend. In the past decade scientists have documented record-high average annual surface temperatures and have been observing other signs of change all over the planet: in the distribution of ice, and in the salinity, levels, and temperatures of the oceans.

 

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