Tag Archive for 'East Antarctic ice sheet'

Current atmospheric C02 level must be reduced to protect coastal cities

January 3rd, 2013 by National Oceanography Centre

By comparing reconstructions of atmospheric CO2 concentrations and sea level over the past 40 million years, researchers based at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton have found that greenhouse gas concentrations similar to the present of nearly 400 parts per million (ppm) were systematically associated with sea levels at least nine metres above current levels. The […]

Professor David Walton of the British Antarctic Survey tells us that what happens in Antarctica affects us all

September 20th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Pat Costen, President of La Société Guernesiaise, introduced Professor, Emiterus Fellow David Walton of the British Antarctic Survey, who has made twenty-two visits to Antarctica.  Mrs. Costen thanked HSBC for sponsoring Professor Walton’s presentation. Professor Walton began his presentation on Antarctica by telling the audience that climate change affects us all.  “The world is an […]