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Remember the news that higher CO2 weakens ice? It looks as if the show will start soon.

If when it breaks off...

ROFL     It's Spring! What else could happen?

It’s a crack in the Pine Island Glacier ice shelf, which NASA calls “one of the largest and fastest-moving glaciers in Antarctica.” The crack is 18 miles long. That’s longer than the length of Manhattan, by more than four miles.

That bit of glacier on the other side of the crack? If it breaks off, it would create a floating iceberg. An iceberg longer than Manhattan. That wouldn’t just sink a ship, it would obliterate it.

This 18-mile-long crack in Antarctic ice could birth an iceberg big...

Tags: Antarctic iceberg calving, Pine Island Glacier ice shelf, iceberg longer than manhattan

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That was interesting thanks!

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