Stronger El Niño events may speed up irreversible melting of Antarctic ice, research finds

February 22nd, 2023

The Guardian, Other, 21/02/2023, Adam Morton
Stronger El Nio events due to global heating may accelerate irreversible melting of the Antarctic ice sheet and ice shelves and the rise in sea levels, according to research from Australia’s premier government science agency. […] A new study published this week in the journal Nature Climate Change led by CSIRO researchers found stronger El Nio events were likely to have divergent impacts in the ocean surrounding the southern continent.

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