Publicado por: pongpesca | 2018/02/07

Climate change impact on Antarctica becomes clearer as scientists make progress

“Understanding exactly what is going on in Antarctica has long been fraught for climate scientists, but what is happening on the continent could soon be felt around the world.
On the 60th birthday of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), there has been a call to arms from top researchers to combat global warming and associated sea level rise before the world’s cities are inundated.
According to modern records, Antarctic ice was on average expanding slightly up until 2016, when there was a dramatic decline and levels fell to less than those initially recorded in 1979.”

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Fonte: ABC news, 5 de fevereiro de 2018

 


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