Carbon News - Intelligence for the carbon market

ANTARCTICA: 60% of ice shelves at risk

Friday 28 Aug 20 9:00am

Fracture at the front of Ross ice shelf, the largest in Antarctica. A platform of ice nearly four times the size of the UK is at risk of collapse. Photograph: Martin Wearing/PA

 

APPROXIMATELY 60 per cent of Antarctica's ice shelves could be vulnerable to fracture, accelerating the loss of the Antarctic ice sheet and increasing sea-level rise, according to a paper.

... login or subscribe for full story

Subscriber Content - You need to log in

To access this Carbon News information right now, please accept our 7 DAY FREE TRIAL subscription offer. Simply click the Subscribe button and follow the steps.


We send you a reminder before we charge your card or send an invoice before your FREE trial ends. We'll also remind you before we automatically renew your annual subscription. We will also ask you for updated credit card or invoicing information at this time, if necessary.


Please enjoy your 7 day FREE trial.

Login







Latest in Antarctic/Arctic