2022
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State of the cryosphere 2022: Growing losses, global impacts

  • ICCI
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This report especially raises up the IPCC Sixth Assessment conclusion that complete loss of Arctic sea ice in summer is now inevitable, even with the very lowest emissions pathways that peak temperatures at 1.6°C. This finding is a terminal diagnosis for that ecosystem and its essential role reflecting sunlight as the “Earth’s refrigerator,” something sea ice scientists have been warning for decades would come with continued high emissions. No one seems to have listened.

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  • Pages:
    60
  • Language:
    English
  • Published Year:
    2022
  • Publisher Name:
    International Cryosphere Climate Initiative (ICCI)