Antarctica

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
A new study published Monday warns that "unstoppable" melting in West Antarctica could make a three-meter increase in sea level "unavoidable." According to researchers at Germany's Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, the vulnerable Amundsen Sea sector of West Antarctica "has most likely been destabilized." They point to recent studies...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
This NASA photograph shows the collapse of the Larsen B ice shelf. (Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/cc/flickr)
If countries act fast to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions, according to...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Here's another argument for keeping the world's fossil fuels in the ground: If...

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Though he gets the appeal of free snow cones and penguins, John Oliver is more worried about the environmental impact of an estimated 40,000 eager tourists a year traipsing to and inevitably trashing Antarctica. His solution: A hilarious anti-tourism PSA.
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