Statements and opinions expressed in articles are those of the authors, not Truthdig. Truthdig takes no responsibility for such statements or opinions.
Forty Years Ago, the CIA Had Its Eye on Jamaica—and Bob Marley Got Shot
Five Things Obama Should Do Before Leaving Office (but Probably Won't)
The Remarkable Legacy of Fidel Castro
Was 11/8 a New 9/11?
Robert Scheer Meets Blase Bonpane, a Priest Who Defied the Catholic Church
By Jonathan Franzen $14.00
New research indicates that melting of the Northern Hemisphere’s biggest ice sheet is being accelerated by the seismic impact of waves crashing against Greenland’s coastline.
By Nick Anderson
Massive melting icebergs increase the carbon storage capacity of the Southern, or Antarctic, Ocean by releasing vital nutrients that stimulate the growth of plankton.
After more than a century of protection from exploitation by military and commercial interests, a number of countries are positioning themselves to seize greater influence in Antarctica on the day its protective treaties expire.
Scientists in the U.S. expect the rise in temperature in the Arctic by the end of the century will be more than six times greater than the globally agreed safety threshold.
View the most popular tags overall?
View all tags?
Posted on Dec 3, 2016
A Progressive Journal of News and Opinion
Publisher Zuade Kaufman | Editor Robert Scheer
© 2016 Truthdig, LLC. All rights reserved.
Website development by Hop Studios