[PBS NewsHour]

Scientists measure how quickly a crucial Antarctica glacier is melting

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — Climate change’s connections with the extreme heat and weather events in the U.S. and around the globe have been well established.

But climate change is also having a measurable impact on a much slower-moving development: the loss of glaciers and the melting of the ice.

NewsHour’s Miles O’Brien brings this update on a scientist’s quest to chronicle what’s happening with one of the most important glaciers.