‘Extraordinary thinning’ of ice sheets revealed deep inside Antarctica  The Guardian

New research shows affected areas are losing ice five times faster than in the 1990s, with more than 100m of thickness gone in some places.

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Almost a quarter of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is now unstable, according to a new study.Almost a quarter of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is now unstable, according to a new study.

Antarctic instability 'is spreading' - BBC News

““The speed of drawing down ice from an ice sheet used to be spoken of in geological timescales, but that has now been replaced by people’s lifetimes”: new research published today on the thinning of Antarctic ice –– and the shallowing of deep time. https://t.co/VlFTra2rRb”

Robert Macfarlane on Twitter: "“The speed of drawing down ice from an ice sheet used to be spoken of in geological timescales, but that has now been replaced by people’s lifetimes”: new research published today on the thinning of Antarctic ice –– and the shallowing of deep time. https://t.co/VlFTra2rRb"

“We’ve just hit 415. “Last time CO2 levels were at 415 ppm ... 3 million years ago ... Beech trees grew near the South Pole ... no Greenland ice sheet & prob not a West Antarctic ice sheet, either. Sea levels were 50 or 60 feet (or more) higher.” #Greens https://t.co/8gSgsSZHvX”

Adam Bandt on Twitter: "We’ve just hit 415. “Last time CO2 levels were at 415 ppm ... 3 million years ago ... Beech trees grew near the South Pole ... no Greenland ice sheet & prob not a West Antarctic ice sheet, either. Sea levels were 50 or 60 feet (or more) higher.” #Greens https://t.co/8gSgsSZHvX"