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Radio NZ: Climate research reveals role of ocean warming

Peter Griffin posted in on January 17th, 2011.

Research led by a New Zealand scientist has revealed the major cause behind the significant melting of the West Antarctica ice sheet at the end of the last glacial age. The retreat was caused primarily by ocean warming (rather than rising sea levels), and the study’s lead author, Dr Andrew Mackintosh, says it suggests there […]

3 News: NZ glaciers predicted to shrink by 75 percent

Peter Griffin posted in on January 11th, 2011.

Annabelle Jackman reports for 3 News on a recent paper, written by University of British Columbia scientists, which predicts that New Zealand will have lost most (75% or more) of its glaciers by 2100. The regions and countries likely to be most affected are Europe and New Zealand, with Greenland experiencing some of the least […]

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