Melting Ice

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Whale pod breaks migration pattern, scientists believe it's an effect of climate change
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Whale pod breaks migration pattern, scientists believe it's an effect of climate change

Another explanation is "predator avoidance," with the bowheads steering clear of orca whales.

Earth has lost 28 trillion tonnes of ice between the years 1994 and 2017: study
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Earth has lost 28 trillion tonnes of ice between the years 1994 and 2017: study

The rate of loss has risen from 0.8 trillion tonnes per year in the 1990s to 1.3 trillion tonnes per year by 2017.

Greenland's melting ice sheets will soon face point of no return due to climate change
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Greenland's melting ice sheets will soon face point of no return due to climate change

The researchers said despite seasonal periods of growth, Greenland has lost 3.5 trillion tons of ice since 2003.

Massive chunk of Greenland's ice caps has broken off, falls into the sea; evidence of rapid climate change
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Massive chunk of Greenland's ice caps has broken off, falls into the sea; evidence of rapid climate change

The ice came off a fjord called Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden and is around 110 square kilometres big.

Climate change causes Canada's last remaining 4,000-year-old Milne Ice Shelf to break apart into iceberg islands
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Climate change causes Canada's last remaining 4,000-year-old Milne Ice Shelf to break apart into iceberg islands

Temperatures from May to early August in the region have been five degrees Celsius warmer than the 1980 to 2010 average.

Scars on Mars may have formed by melting below glaciers and not flowing rivers, new study suggests
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Scars on Mars may have formed by melting below glaciers and not flowing rivers, new study suggests

While examining climate models of ancient Mars they found that it was much colder during the time that the valleys were formed.

Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic region hits a new record high temperature of 21.7 degrees Celsius
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Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic region hits a new record high temperature of 21.7 degrees Celsius

Average temperatures in Svalbard could rise by a total of 10C by 2100 if world greenhouse gas emissions keep climbing.

After high temperatures recorded in Antarctica, NASA images show continent's brown barren land
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After high temperatures recorded in Antarctica, NASA images show continent's brown barren land

The readings that were taken by the base still needs to be verified by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and that is supposed to take months.

Scientists, using robotic kayaks, suggest that glaciers are melting underwater much faster than predicted
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Scientists, using robotic kayaks, suggest that glaciers are melting underwater much faster than predicted

This rapid melting of the glaciers has an effect on the rest of the world and is contributing to sea-level rise.

Arctic coasts melting due to global warming are releasing locked carbon dioxide
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Arctic coasts melting due to global warming are releasing locked carbon dioxide

A previous study had shown that thawing permafrost on land releases large quantities of greenhouse gases.

Emperor Penguins could march to extinction if nations fail to halt climate change
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Emperor Penguins could march to extinction if nations fail to halt climate change

If the emissions are not reduced, the estimated number of Emperor Penguins that will decline will be 31 percent.

IPCC report paints catastrophic picture of rising sea levels, reality maybe worse
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IPCC report paints catastrophic picture of rising sea levels, reality maybe worse

The difference between 1.5°C and 2°C of heating is important for the poles, which warms faster than the global average.

Not convinced climate action is urgent? Here's what happens to Earth over 1.5 degrees Celsius of global heating
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Not convinced climate action is urgent? Here's what happens to Earth over 1.5 degrees Celsius of global heating

At 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming, we could expect to lose between 70 and 90 percent of our coral reefs.

IPCC Ocean and Cryosphere Report: How is climate change affecting India's ocean ecosystems?
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IPCC Ocean and Cryosphere Report: How is climate change affecting India's ocean ecosystems?

The tropics in general and India must focus on the lack of long-term sustained Indian and Pacific ocean observations.

Warming oceans, melting glaciers have been 'taking the heat' from climate change for decades: IPCC Report
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Warming oceans, melting glaciers have been 'taking the heat' from climate change for decades: IPCC Report

Experts highlighted that countries will either have to pay the cost of climate-related damages now, or invest in climate adaptation for the future.

IPCC Oceans and Cryosphere Report: Melting glaciers and natural disasters in Himalayas to become more frequent
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IPCC Oceans and Cryosphere Report: Melting glaciers and natural disasters in Himalayas to become more frequent

Mitigating climate change and adapting to its effect in high mountains won't be easy, but it is the need of the hour.

IPCC Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere releasing today: What to expect from UN's latest climate change assessment
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IPCC Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere releasing today: What to expect from UN's latest climate change assessment

The report looks at the effects of climate change on oceans and has been written by 104 scientists from all over the world.

IPCC report on oceans and cryosphere gets approval after all-night standoff with Saudi Arabia
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IPCC report on oceans and cryosphere gets approval after all-night standoff with Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia held up the adoption of the Summary for Policy Makers. 30-odd pages that were vetted line-by-line.

Greenland's glaciers are melting rapidly, NASA scientists to track and study them
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Greenland's glaciers are melting rapidly, NASA scientists to track and study them

The scientists want to know whether the melting is being caused more by warm air or warm seawater.

Artificial snow last ditch effort to save coastal cities form going into the ocean
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Artificial snow last ditch effort to save coastal cities form going into the ocean

Wind turbines will pump seawater to the surface which will be frozen into “snow” to weigh the sheet down.