Showing posts with label melting of glaciers. Show all posts
Showing posts with label melting of glaciers. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Larsen C Iceberg: Trillion-tonne iceberg breaks off Antarctica

One of the biggest icebergs in history has snapped off the West Antarctic ice shelf, according to scientists who have been monitoring a growing crack for months.

Friday, January 06, 2017

Antarctique: un iceberg géant sur le point de se détacher de la Barrière de Larsen

Pronostiqué comme une des ruptures les plus impressionnantes jamais enregistrées, le détachement d'un énorme iceberg pourrait provoquer une scission de l'ensemble du segment de glace Larsen C.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Sunday, November 29, 2015

China to play leading, constructive role in upcoming COP21

China has played and will continue to play a critical role in negotiations relating to the international political response to climate change, World Wide Fund for Nature's (WWF) Global Climate and Energy Initiative leader Samantha Smith said.

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

DekoEco Geo climate news (December 2015)

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La Nasa vient de faire un beau cadeau aux climatosceptiques… en apparence. Une étude publiée samedi 30 octobre “contredit les conclusions notamment du Giec [Groupe d'experts intergouvernemental sur l'évolution du climat, NDLR] qui affirme que l’Antarctique perd en surface de glace”, affirme l’agence spatiale américaine.

Au contraire, la masse totale de glace aurait augmenté grâce à une accumulation continue de neige depuis 10 000 ans. Cet enneigement serait plus important que les pertes dues à la fonte des glaciers........Plus il fait chaud, plus il neige

4/11/15
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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Climate change: Tibet sees receding glaciers, shrinking permafrost

The Tibetan plateau, home to the third largest store of ice that feeds Asia’s six great rivers, is highly vulnerable to climate change, researchers say, warning that over two-thirds of the glaciers could disappear by 2050.

Monday, October 19, 2015

Swelling lake threatens endangered wildlife, infrastructure

A major salt lake on northwest China's Qinghai-Tibet Plateau has more than tripled in size for years due to climate change, posing a threat to local infrastructure and animals living nearby.

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

New satellite data reveals sea-level rise

The city of Venice is investing billions in a new flood defence system to protect against sea level rises

(CNN) -- Sea-levels are rising unevenly around the world, with Pacific countries in particular suffering significant increases over the past two decades, according to accurate new satellite data.
On average, global sea-levels have been rising at about three millimeters (mm) a year, however, this masks large differences between regions of the world.

EL News