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Cryosat-2 measures 50 percent more loss of sea ice than models have predicted

ESA CryoSat-2 Data Reveals Arctic Summer Sea Ice Loss 50 Percent Greater than Expected

Preliminary results from CryoSat-2–the first satellite capable of very accurately measuring ice sheet volumes across the Arctic region– indicate summer sea ice is being lost at a rate 50% greater than previously estimated, raising the prospect of profound local and global changes in climate and environment.

The Latest Environmental News Headlines

Enviro News Wrap: Fracking and Natural Gas; Taxing Chinese Solar Panels; Watering Down Environmental Laws, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: This pro-fracking article is a great insight into the minds of anti-environmentalists. Natural gas is growing market though and is seen as better than oil. Natural gas may be better than oil in some ways, but damage is still done to humans and our environment. Wind…

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Arctic sea ice - 2011

Effects of Global Warming Posing Threats from the Arctic to Australia

It seems climate change deniers will try every trick in the book and go to almost any lengths to spread their message and gain supporters. You can’t deny what people and all forms of life around the world are experiencing, however, or the growing mountain of evidence supporting climate change theory being amassed by good, honest climate science for that matter.

Wilkins Ice Shelf in West Antarctic “On the Brink of Collapse”

The Wilkins Ice Shelf along the Antarctic peninsula is poised for “imminent collapse”.

Obama’s Polar Bear Action

Polar bears have been cut a tough deal but help is on its way. The Bush administration recognized them as an endangered species due to their shrinking habitat, yet did nothing to prevent the actual causes behind this. And on its way out, the previous government made matters worse, leaving their protection up to the discretion of regular federal officers…

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