Racing To Save Earth’s Climate Record

Oct 27, 2020

The Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center at The Ohio State University has embarked on a fundraising campaign to preserve its collection of ice core samples for future generations of scientists.

Like rings of a tree, the frozen cylinders provide a climatological record stretching back hundreds of thousands of years.

As a warming climate continues to melt away glacial ice, this archive will be lost forever.

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher: the race to save Earth’s climate record.

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