Tag Archives: West Antarctic Ice Sheet

Ice sheet retreat

It is quite regularly pointed out – by Steve Bloom and others – that the Pliocene (5 – 3 million years ago) is quite interesting since the temperatures were 2 – 3oC higher than today, sea levels were 20 – … Continue reading

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West Antarctic Ice Sheet

Peter Sinclair has a new video of the possible collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, or – more correctly I think – the early stages of a marine ice sheet instability. I include the video below and it’s well … Continue reading

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Michael Mann on tipping points

I’m sure many would disagree, but although I’m clearly aligned with those who are regarded as alarmists, I’ve tried quite hard to avoid alarmist rhetoric. That doesn’t mean I’m not concerned/alarmed, just that my intent here was to discuss (mostly) … Continue reading

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