Antarctic Headlines 02/19/2020

Global Warming Creating ‘Irreversible’ Ice Melt in Antarctica: Scientist
Insurance Journal, 2020-02-19
Global warming was leading to an “irreversible” mass melting of the Antarctic ice and purging carbon from the atmosphere was the only solution to slow the process, an Australian climate scientist told Reuters on Wednesday. Recent human activity has intensified global warming, which could result in a mass melting of Antarctica, said Zoe …

Global warming causing ‘irreversible’ mass melting in Antarctica: Scientist
bdnews24.com, 2020-02-19
Global warming was leading to an “irreversible” mass melting of the Antarctic ice and purging carbon from the atmosphere was the only solution to slow the process, an Australian climate scientist told Reuters on Wednesday. Recent human activity has intensified global warming, which could result in a mass melting of Antarctica, said Zoe Thomas …

Climate change: Put a price on carbon pollution, then refund the money to consumers
Detroit Free Press, 2020-02-19
Carbon tax plan has backing from Republican luminaries and is more likely to achieve common ground than the most sweeping ‘Green New Deal’: Our view

Sub-Antarctic-dwelling king penguin spotted unusually far north at Port Davey, Tasmania
Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 2020-02-19
A second king penguin has been spotted on mainland Tasmania, with one wildlife officer calling the sighting especially rare “unless you’re on a tourist ship going to Antarctica”. A king penguin was spotted by kayakers on a beach at Port Davey in Tasmania’s far south-west The species is usually seen 1,500km further south in Sub-Antarctic regions …

Antarctica set for irreversible ‘mass-melting’ of ice
businesslive.co.za, 2020-02-19
Sydney — Global warming is leading to an “irreversible”, mass-melting of Antarctic ice and purging carbon from the atmosphere is the only solution to slow the process, an Australian climate scientist said on Wednesday. Recent human activity has intensified global warming, which could result in a mass-melting of Antarctica, said Zoe Thomas …

Global warming causing “irreversible” mass melting in Antarctica – scientist
CNBC, 2020-02-19
SYDNEY, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Global warming was leading to an “irreversible” mass melting of the Antarctic ice and purging carbon from the atmosphere was the only solution to slow the process …

Global warming causing ‘irreversible’ mass melting in Antarctica – scientist
EWN Sport, 2020-02-19
SYDNEY – Global warming was leading to an “irreversible” mass melting of the Antarctic ice and purging carbon from the atmosphere was the only solution to slow the process, an Australian …