Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier has yet another major calving event.

Pine Island Glacier is located in West Antarctica, has shed yet another major iceberg. The calving event is not unusual for this glacier. What is new is change over the years is that calving events have changed from a multi-year process to an annual process. The bergs from Pine Island historically have broken into one…

Satellites show Antarctica's doomsday glacier is 'coming apart at the seams'.

Leading scientists have warned that nine of the tipping points identified over a decade ago are now active. One of those tipping points is the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS). Thwaites glacier, also known as the doomsday glacier, has been alarming scientists about a looming collapse that could raise sea levels rapidly. International scientists have…

The tipping point for Antarctica is closer than we thought.

Three new studies raise the specter that the great ice platforms of the Antarctic continent are more unstable and susceptible to collapse than previously thought. Antarctica holds ninety percent of the world’s store of freshwater and would raise sea levels 230 feet if it all melts. East Antarctica’s ice is on the ground with no…