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The sea ice in the Antarctic is shrinking after decades of elevation

After decades of gradual increase, Antarctic sea ice is now sinking faster than in the Arctic. This is clear from new research based on 40-year-old satellite data. Sea ice has a major impact on the Earth's climate, says Claire Parkinson, senior scientist at NASA and author of the new study. Its bright surface reflects 50% to 70% of the sunlight …

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The Antarctic floating ice moves from record high to record lows

WASHINGTON (AP) – The amount of ice that orbits the Antarctic suddenly drops from a record high to a record low and baffles scientists. Floating ice from the southern continent has steadily increased since 1979, reaching a record high in 2014. Three years later, the average annual sea ice rise in the Antarctic reached its lowest point, eradicating three and …

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Guadalajara, Mexico, covered in ice after summer hailstorm

The Mexican city woke up on Sunday morning in some areas after a heavy hailstorm swept through the area. While government officials sought to contain the damage and clear the streets, residents took breathtaking shots of vehicles and homes swallowed by ice. "Hail is more than a meter high, and then we wonder if there is climate change," he said …

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More than 50 new lakes have been discovered under the Greenland ice sheet

Subglacial lakes are among the least explored and important natural features of the earth. We also underestimated their distribution and impact by far. Meanwhile, more than 400 of these lakes have been found under the Antarctic continent. Back in the 1950s, scientists thought that this ice sheet contained no liquid water at all. Now a similar story is taking place …

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Greenland Ice Sheet: The largest unknown in climate science

Jon Gertner Jon Gertner is a journalist and historian whose stories about science, technology and nature have appeared in numerous national magazines. Since 2003 he works mainly as a feature writer for the New York Times Magazine. His first book, The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation, was a bestseller by the New York Times. …

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Scientists find dozens of lakes deep under the Greenland ice

On the Greenlandic ice cap, meltwater forms in the summer. Part of it could percolate to recharge subglacial lakes. Photo: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center / Maria-José Viñas Scientists in the Antarctic have been documenting subglacial lakes for miles, buried under the ice for miles. They have discovered more than 400 of them and even investigated some and found evidence …

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The incumbent DHS secretary accused the head of the ICE at the press conference of exposing the immigration attacks: officials

Acting Minister of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan was scheduled to hold a press conference on Thursday to blame Immigration and Customs enforcement and its chief Mark Morgan for the leakage of a nationwide federal immigration operation. Washington Examiner communicated. The DHS canceled the briefing abruptly at 4:00 pm five minutes before the scheduled start date A DHS spokesperson has already …

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