NASA: Antarctica’s Been in Cooling Phase for Years

They’re quick to point out though that there are still places on Antarctica that are melting. I’m sure there are. But looking at the big picture, Antarctica has been going through a cooling phase for the past six years: An intensive scientific study of both Earth’s poles has found that from 2009 to 2015 overall temperature has dropped in the southern polar region. NASA’s Operation IceBridge is an airborne survey of polar ice and has finalized two overlapping research campaigns at both the Read more […]