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Greenland and San Francisco Bay

Greenland and San Francisco Bay

Greenland has been shedding billions of tons of ice in 2007, the melted equivalent of draining San Francisco Bay every 10 days.

Alaska Total Ice Loss 2004-07

Alaska Total Ice Loss 2004-07

Alaska has been losing tremendous volumes of ice to the sea.

Alaska’s Ice Drain 2004-07

Alaska’s Ice Drain 2004-07

Alaska has been shedding large amounts of ice into the sea - on average, enough to fill a daily freight train around the world.

Arctic Sea Ice: Heat Shield

Arctic Sea Ice: Heat Shield

Arctic sea ice acts like a heat shield, reflecting most of the sun's energy. As the ice has melted back, it reflects less, and the planet is absorbing more heat.

Arctic Sea Ice by the Decade

Arctic Sea Ice by the Decade

NASA satellites have watched Arctic sea ice for three decades now, and the record shows more and more melting over time.

Carbon Capture and Sequestration off the NJ Coast

Carbon Capture and Sequestration off the NJ Coast

A demonstration of the process of carbon capture and sequestration for the proposed PurGen plant in Linden, NJ.