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.
Antarctic instability 'is spreading' - BBC News
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"“The speed of drawing down ice from an ice sheet used to be spoken of in geological timescales, but that has now been replaced by people’s lifetimes”: new research published today on the thinning of Antarctic ice –– and the shallowing of deep time.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"
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.”