Antarctic Glaciers Melting ‘Passed Point Of No Return’

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The vast glaciers of western Antarctica are rapidly melting and losing ice to the sea and almost certainly have “passed the point of no return,” according to new work by two separate teams of scientists. Josh Fischmen, the senior editor for Scientific American joined Patti Vasquez with reaction to the story:

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Runners competing in the 7th Antarctica Marathon on King George Island in 2005 (Handout photo by Jodi L. Mueller)