Tag: Antarctica

World's Biggest Ice Sheet in Antarctica in Serious Trouble Due to Global Warming
Breaking the Ice The East Antarctic ice sheet is the biggest in the world at around the size of the United States. But changing ocean currents, which are in large part driven by climate change, are forcing warmer waters its way and could cause the ice sheet to destabilize and melt, according to shocking new […]
Penguins are slow to evolve, making them vulnerable to climate change
Sliding down snowy Antarctic slopes and zipping through frigid waters, penguins seem perfectly suited to their environment. But the charismatic birds weren’t always flightless aquatic acrobats: Evolving from flying to swimming demanded an almost entirely new set of skills, body shapes, and functions. Now, new research uses an unprecedented combination of fossil records and genomic […]
The Global Warming Narrative Just Hit a Literal Iceberg
Global warming is not a serious topic. No one cares, but the left wants us all to suffer in order to drop the Earth’s temperature by less than a degree or whatever.  Let’s cannibalize future economic growth, curb population growth while we’re at it, and declare war on burgers.  These are the most miserable people […]
Emperor penguin at serious risk of extinction due to climate change - ABC News
The emperor penguin is at severe risk of extinction in the next 30 to 40 years as a result of climate change, according to research by the Argentine Antarctic Institute (IAA). Key points: The emperor, the world’s largest penguin and one of only two penguin species endemic to Antarctica, gives birth during the Antarctic winter and requires […]