Tagged: Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research


Ice mass could melt completely

The comparatively small Amundsen Basin plays a crucial role in maintaining the integrity of the huge, so-called eternal ice of the West Antarctic ice sheet. If destabilised, the entire West Antarctica ice masses could...


Extreme weather on the rise

Extreme weather events such as heat waves and droughts but also longer cold periods will occur more frequently in the future, scientists warned at a conference in Paris. They want world leaders at the...