Antarctica

American Man First to Solo Across Antarctica Unaided

An Oregon man became the first person to traverse Antarctica alone without any assistance on Wednesday, trekking across the polar continent in an epic 54-day journey that was previously deemed impossible.

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NASA Shock Study: Antarctica Is Growing Not Shrinking

Antarctica is growing not shrinking, according to the latest study from NASA. Furthermore, instead of contributing to rising sea levels, the still-very-much-frozen southern continent is actually reducing them by 0.23 mm per year. The study – by an organization not hitherto noted

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More Tough Times For the Church of Global Warming

The Church of Global Warming will surely hang on long after the “global warming pause” hits its third or fourth decade, because it’s far too useful to greedy politicians. However, a new study from the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology in Germany might deliver a “death blow to global warming hysteria,” in the assessment of Patrick J. Michaels and Paul Knappenberger at the Cato Institute.