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Currently — November 24th, 2021

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For the 25th year in a row, the Greenland ice sheet lost more mass than it gained.

While the annual snowfall accumulation was near recent averages, ice loss from iceberg calving and ocean melt was the highest since satellite records began in 1986.
This year, the ice sheet in Greenland once again lost more ice than it gained. This is a continuation of a 25 year trend. Despite Greenland experiencing an upswing in snowfall this year, the intense periods of melting show how unstable the system is, occurring to scientists. 
In correspondence with Washington Post, Josh Willis, who leads NASA’s Oceans Melting Greenland project said, “With every decade warmer than the last, breaking records is the new normal. The ice sheet is in for a wild ride… and so are we.”
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Blockade Australia
BREAKING: Sergeio, 22, has been sentenced to 12 months in prison, 6 months no parole, for direct action at the world's biggest coal port.
He said: “We’re taking our future back. When Australia decides it’s going to destroy it’s people through ecocide, the people will rise up”.
A 22-year-old Australian climate activist has been sentenced to a year in jail for blockading coal trains. The protestor, Eric Serge Herbert, stopped a coal train in Newcastle, by climbing on top of it. Read more from The Guardian here.
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