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Glaciers and climate change

David Rippin explains the relationship between glaciers and climate change.

In this video, David Rippin explains how the amount of ice on the Earth has varied considerably throughout its history, as a consequence of a varying climate. Whilst in the past, natural drivers were the most dominant control on our climate, in recent decades, by far the most significant control on our planet’s temperature and thus ice cover is the amount of anthropogenic greenhouse gases that exist in our atmosphere.

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