10,000 people petition for the iceberg that just broke off Antarctica to be called #ExxonKnew
After weeks of suspense, a gigantic iceberg has broken off the Larsen C ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula. The US National Ice Center has called the iceberg A-68, but 10,000 people have joined us in calling for it to be named the “ExxonKnew Iceberg”.
This iceberg is big, but bigger are (very likely) on the way.
It’s big, really big, at over a trillion tons of ice, and extending to the size of the state of Delaware, or twice the size of Samoa. Scientists have suggested that while the shearing of such an iceberg is not out of the ordinary or unnatural for Antarctica, it does reflect the “general direction of climate change”, where to put it basically, things melt and break apart.
Beyond the Larsen C ice shelf, the Antarctic…
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