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EXCLUSIVE: Warming in West Antarctica proves global warming is real

Global warming is confirmed in West Antarctica.

December 25, 2012

Increasingly warm temperatures in West Antarctica is likely the latest sign that global warming is here to stay, according to a team of climate scientists.

In a paper released Sunday by the journal Nature Geoscience,  Andrew J. Monaghan of the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado, and David H. Bromwich of Ohio State University, note that a recent analysis of the Antarctic Peninsula shows it is warming significantly faster than other regions around the world.

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