Last Intact Ice Shelf in Canada Collapses Due to Global Warming

The last intact ice shelf in the Canadian Arctic collapsed and lost a large part of his area due to extremely high temperatures, according to the Canadian Ice Service (CIS), as reported on Friday. Canadian Arctic’s temperature for the current summer is 5C higher than las three decades average. The Milne Ice Shelf lost about 80 square kilometers in July. In 2020, polar ice reduction peaked for the last 40 years. The glaciers retreat and melting initiated in 1850, concurring with the industrialization of productive activities and greenhouse gas emission started.

— source | 7 Aug 2020

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