This undated photo courtesy of NASA shows Thwaites Glacier in Western Antarctica. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images
by John Abraham, "Climate Consensus - The 97%," The Guardian, January 14, 2015
Antarctica’s ice sheet has been called the ‘sleeping giant’ of sea level, but it’s beginning to stir. Everything we’ve seen about this change points to human influences on climate – and now we’re at the point where human actions will be needed to stop it.