Tag: Ice Sheet

Arctic Summers are Now Hottest in 115,000 Years

Arctic Summers are Now Hottest in 115,000 Years

According to new research, Arctic summers are so hot that everything seems to be melting in the entire region. The Arctic is the northernmost polar region of the Earth which expands across a number of countries including Iceland, Canada, Sweden, Russia, Norway, and the United States of America. In addition to that, it consists of…

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Oceans are Warming Even Faster than Previous Estimates

Oceans are Warming Even Faster than Previous Estimates

Four different studies reveal that greenhouse gases are raising temperatures of oceans at a much rapid rate than previously believed. Ocean Heating is a critical marker of climate change because most of the excessive solar energy absorbed by the greenhouse gases is accumulated in oceans. In addition to that, ocean temperatures don’t experience year-to-year variations…

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Warning! Ice Sheets of Greenland are Releasing Tons of Methane into the Atmosphere

Warning! Ice Sheets of Greenland are Releasing Tons of Methane into the Atmosphere

An international team of researchers discovers that the Greenland Ice Sheet is doing some serious damage to the environment. Methane is the simplest alkane with four atoms of Hydrogen surrounding a central atom of Carbon. It is one of the important greenhouse gases and plays a significant role in causing ‘Global Warming’. According to an…

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