West Antarctic Warming Twice As Fast as We Thought

New study finds temperatures up 4.4° since 1958

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 24, 2012 8:52 AM CST | Updated Dec 29, 2012 7:15 AM CST

(Newser) – West Antarctica is warming at roughly twice the rate scientists previously believed, and roughly three times as fast as the planet as a whole, according to a new study of data from the middle of the region. The average temperature has risen 4.4°F...   Read full story »

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