Climate Change Alert! A Texas-size Chunk Of Antarctica Partially Melted Last Year

It could be a sign of more damage to come. Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf is the largest floating block of ice in the world, and unfortunately it's melting from above and below. lin padgham via Wiki Commons El Niño has given us a preview of West Antarctica’s future, and things do not look good. For two…


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