Arctic sea ice loss in the past linked to abrupt climate events

February 13, 2019 - General

A new study on ice cores shows that reductions in sea ice in the Arctic in the period between 30-100,000 years ago led to major climate events. During this period, Greenland temperatures rose by as much as 16 degrees Celsius.

Greenland ice cores provide a record of past climate 
[Credit: British Antarctic Survey]A team from British Antarctic Survey (BAS), University of Cambridge and University of Birmingham studied data from ice…

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