It is important to pay attention to the impacts of climate change across the globe, not just in Southwest Florida.

Recently, Antarctica warmed to temperatures closer to those our region experiences in winter, just a few days before a glacier the size of Atlanta broke off into the ocean.

The rapid melting of the polar ice caps not only accelerates sea level rise – a threat particularly to coastal communities – it reduces the planet’s reflective surfaces, which accelerates and exacerbates warming.

Read more about these recent, concerning developments here and here.

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Antarctic warming shows dire need for climate change action
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Antarctic warming shows dire need for climate change action
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Recently, Antarctica warmed to temperatures closer to those our region experiences in winter, just a few days before a glacier the size of Atlanta broke off into the ocean.