The World: More Globalized, More Troubled
- As climate warms, Greenland's ice thins. Knickerbocker, Brad // Christian Science Monitor;7/25/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 170, p2
Discusses the implications for theories on global warming from evidence of melting ice caps in Greenland from the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
- The big melt. // Current Events;9/17/99, Vol. 99 Issue 2, p1
Reports on the impact of global warming on polar ice caps. Average increase in temperature over 120 years; Rapid melting rate of ice sheets recorded by various satellites; Environmental impact of the greenhouse effect; Possibility that several coastal cities will submerge in the 21st century.
- Global warming studies. // Earth (1056148X);Jun95, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p13
Reports on a Greenland ice cores study that suggests snow accumulation increases only slightly during warm weather. Assumption that higher temperatures cause more vaporation from the oceans; Rise of sea levels due to global warming.
- Global Warming Continues Cooking. // Bulverde Standard (Canyon Lake, TX);10/31/2007, Vol. 23 Issue 44, p3
The article reports that scientists are blaming global warming for the most recent statistics about the Attic Ice Cap.
- All That's Solid Melts... // New Republic;4/23/2008, Vol. 238 Issue 7, p16
A photograph of a melting glacial lagoon in southeast Iceland is presented, along with information regarding global warming.
- Recent Warming of the Antarctic Peninsula. // CO2 Science;3/ 6/2013, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p9
The article presents a summary of a research that determines whether the warming of the Antarctic Peninsula is unprecedented. The researchers studied the ice sample coming from the bed of the ice cap on James Ross Island. The conclusion is that the rate of warming over the last century is...
- The last place on Earthâ€¦to have permanent ice cover. Reilly, Michael // New Scientist;6/16/2007, Vol. 194 Issue 2608, p43
The author discusses what the last place on earth to be covered with ice would be, if global warming remains unchecked. He feels it would not be the Arctic, since in he past 20 years the Arctic Ocean has lost about 10 percent of its permanent ice cover. However, the East Antarctica has been...
- Meltdown. Laber, Emily // Sciences;Jul/Aug99, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p6
Reports on the melting of Antarctic ice shelves. Warming of the Antarctic Peninsula as the cause of melting; Worldwide warming trend as another factor; Implications of such ice shelf melting to sea level.
- Arctic Meltdown. Revkin, Andrew C.; Smith, Patricia // New York Times Upfront;10/31/2005, Vol. 138 Issue 4, p8
Reports on the decrease in sea ice in the Arctic Ocean during the summer of 2005. Reason behind the decrease in sea ice according to scientists; Concerns of scientists on the issue; Effect of the expansion of open water in the summer; Average minimum area of the ice cap from 1979 to 2000; Role...