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Post by Tero » Thu Aug 27, 2020 3:52 pm

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Post by L'Emmerdeur » Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:57 pm

More from Greenland:

'Climate change: Warmth shatters section of Greenland ice shelf'
A big chunk of ice has broken away from the Arctic's largest remaining ice shelf - 79N, or Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden - in north-east Greenland.

The ejected section covers about 110 square km; satellite imagery shows it to have shattered into many small pieces.

The loss is further evidence say scientists of the rapid climate changes taking place in Greenland.

"The atmosphere in this region has warmed by about 3C since 1980," said Dr Jenny Turton.

"And in 2019 and 2020, it saw record summer temperatures," the polar researcher at Friedrich-Alexander University in Germany told BBC News.

Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden is roughly 80km long by 20km wide and is the floating front end of the Northeast Greenland Ice Stream - where it flows off the land into the ocean to become buoyant.

At its leading edge, the 79N glacier splits in two, with a minor offshoot turning directly north. It's this offshoot, or tributary, called Spalte Glacier, that has now disintegrated.

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Post by macdoc » Sun Sep 20, 2020 9:03 pm

Better visit Iceland before it freezes over.....
New studies confirm weakening of the Gulf Stream circulation (AMOC)
Classé dans: Climate Science — stefan @ 17 septembre 2020
Many of the earlier predictions of climate research have now become reality. The world is getting warmer, sea levels are rising faster and faster, and more frequent heat waves, extreme rainfall, devastating wildfires and more severe tropical storms are affecting many millions of people. Now there is growing evidence that another climate forecast is already coming true: the Gulf Stream system in the Atlantic is apparently weakening, with consequences for Europe too.

The gigantic overturning circulation of the Atlantic water (dubbed AMOC) moves almost 20 million cubic meters of water per second – almost a hundred times the Amazon flow. Warm surface water flows to the north and returns to the south as a cold deep current. This means an enormous heat transport – more than a million gigawatts, almost one hundred times the energy consumption of mankind. This heat is released into the air in the northern Atlantic and has a lasting effect on our climate.

But since the 1980s, climate researchers have been warning of a weakening or even a cessation of this flow as a result of global warming. In 1987, the famous US oceanographer Wally Broecker titled an article in the scientific journal Nature “Unpleasant surprises in the greenhouse”. Even Hollywood took up the subject in 2004 in the film “The Day After Tomorrow” by the German director Roland Emmerich. However, there were no measurement data that could prove an ongoing slowdown.
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Post by NineBerry » Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:30 am

Just on television: Scientist see that the increasing number of forest fires means smoke particles enter the upper atmosphere and could weaken the ozone layer possibly creating a new ozone hole over the next decades.

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Post by pErvinalia » Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:37 am

... Jesus, how did I hit post on that?
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Post by pErvinalia » Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:56 am

Prince Charlie is on the TV saying we need to go on a war footing against climate change. If a toffy conservative like him can get it, why can't others?
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