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A Delaware-Sized Chunk Of Ice May Soon Detach From Antarctic Shelf

Published: 
Wed, 08/24/2016 (All day)

A massive crack in one of Antarctica’s largest ice shelves has grown exponentially in recent months, and scientists worry a break-off could destabilize the entire structure.

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U.N. Climate Panel Highlights Lack Of Action On Rising Temperatures

Published: 
Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:29am
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Energy

The cost of keeping global warming in check is "relatively modest," but only if the world acts quickly to reverse the buildup of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, the head of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change said Sunday.