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Until Recently Scientists Believed Climate Change Has Been Melting Antarctic Glaciers. Now They Do Not.
By Kenneth Richard on 6. September 2021
According to a new study, 36% of 1979-2017 Antarctic ice loss was from the Thwaites and Pine Island glaciers. Scientists believed this glacier melt was due to anthropogenic climate change “until recently”. Now they say the glacier mass losses are due to the thin underlying crust and anomalously high geothermal heat in this region. We’ve […]