More Ice Loss Than We Thought

“We have a solution that is very solid, very detailed and unambiguous,” said co-author Frederik Simons, a Princeton associate professor of geosciences. “A decade of gravity analysis alone cannot force you to take a position on this ice loss being due to anthropogenic global warming. All we have done is take the balance of the ice on Antarctica and found that it is melting — there is no doubt. But with the rapidly accelerating rates at which the ice is melting, and in the light of all the other, well-publicized lines of evidence, most scientists would be hard pressed to find mechanisms that do not include human-made climate change.”

via Gravity data show that Antarctic ice sheet is melting increasingly faster — ScienceDaily.

Solid evidence that the ice loss is increasing.  Hope you don’t live on a low island in the Pacific, or near a coast, because you’d be in real trouble.

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