Antarctica: Disturbing Signs That Something Has Changed

The year the climate crisis finally arrived on the edge of the world. Will we do what it takes to mitigate the unavoidable runaway reaction ahead?

Ricky Lanusse
The Environment
Published in
8 min readNov 8, 2023

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Surface elevation of the Antarctic Ice Sheet from the Reference Elevation Model of Antarctica (Source: An ancient river landscape preserved beneath the East Antarctic Ice Sheet)

Among the scientific world, there has always been this naive stance that Antarctica could be big and cold enough to be the…

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