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Too late now to save Arctic summer ice, climate scientists find
Ice-free summers inevitable even with sharp emissions cuts and likely to result in more extreme heatwaves and floods

Damian Carrington Environment editor

06, Jun, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Rock ‘flour’ from Greenland can capture significant CO2, study shows
Powder produced by ice sheets could be used to help tackle climate crisis when spread on farm fields

Damian Carrington Environment editor

30, May, 2023 @10:44 AM

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Ice sheets can collapse at 600 metres a day, far faster than feared, study finds
Sediments from the last ice age provide a ‘warning from the past’ for Antarctica and sea level rise today, say scientists

Damian Carrington Environment editor

05, Apr, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Melting Antarctic ice predicted to cause rapid slowdown of deep ocean current by 2050
New research by Australian scientists suggests 40% slowdown in just three decades could alter world’s climate for centuries

Graham Readfearn

29, Mar, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Brinicles: the icy fingers of death beneath the Antarctic Ocean
The unusual stalactites are a mix of brine and ice that grow downwards from sheet ice, freezing marine life on the way

David Hambling

16, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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UK weather: temperatures forecast to drop further on Tuesday
Warnings of ice and snow across UK as forecasters say temperatures could plunge as low as -11 in Scotland

Harry Taylor

16, Jan, 2023 @4:05 PM

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UK weather: drivers warned as Met Office issues ice alert
Scotland, Northern Ireland and most of north of England affected by yellow weather warning

Robyn Vinter and agencies

02, Jan, 2023 @11:59 AM

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Weatherwatch: how the icicle got its name
The Old English word for icicle was once gicel, which has evolved with variants including ‘ickle’, ‘shockle’ and ‘shuggle’

David Hambling

29, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Country diary: An ocean of cloud obscures the valley and villages | Carey Davies
Beamsley Beacon, Wharfedale: The legacy of vast ice leviathans is still vividly evident

Carey Davies

27, Dec, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Melting point: could ‘cloud brightening’ slow the thawing of the Arctic?
The climate emergency is prompting some scientists to suggest extreme measures. But whether you call it geoengineering or biomimicry, others feel interfering with nature will have too high a cost

Andrew Anthony

27, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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World faces ‘terminal’ loss of Arctic sea ice during summers, report warns
The dramatic vanishing of polar ice sheets will cause catastrophic sea level rise that will threaten cities, according to a major new study

Oliver Milman

07, Nov, 2022 @4:00 PM

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I’m going to spend five months with penguins, and no wifi or running water – here’s why | Mairi Hilton
Working in Antarctica is a wildlife enthusiast’s dream, but seeing the reality of climate disaster up close will be brutal, says Dr Mairi Hilton

Mairi Hilton

27, Oct, 2022 @8:00 AM

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