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What happens if the Arctic keeps melting?

19 January 2022

Professor Peter Sammonds, along with other UCL researchers, talks about the problem of melting Arctic ice in a new article by UCL's Climate Hub.

Iceberg surrounded by water

Sea ice in the Arctic is shrinking. Researchers at UCL are studying the consequences for the world, the computer models used to track climate change, and the shipping companies eyeing a convenient global short-cut.

The IRDR's Professor Peter Sammonds talks to the UCL Climate Change Hub about some of the challenges melting ice posed to his Arctic research.

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