27 Effects of Climate Change That Can't Be Stopped
6. Sea ice vanishing
The total surface area of the globe covered by sea ice is at its lowest level on record.
7. Greenland is melting
The Greenland Ice Sheet has been melting, and at an accelerating rate. On one day in July 2012, melt occurred across 98.6% of the ice sheet.
8. Antarctica is melting
Antarctic sea ice minimum levels in March 2017 were the lowest on record.
9. The Arctic is melting
Arctic sea ice has declined 34% between 1979 and 2018. Climate models project the Arctic Ocean could be free of ice in the summers by mid-century.
10. Glaciers are vanishing
The vast majority of glaciers on earth are shrinking, many at alarming rates.