Study: Human-Driven Climate Change Is Literally Making Earth ‘Wobble’

This article discusses how Human-Driven Climate Change Is Literally Making Earth ‘Wobble’. As the planet warms, ice loss at the poles—especially in Greenland—is having an effect on polar motion.

Human-driven climate change is intensifying Earth’s natural wobble, according to a new study published in Earth and Planetary Science Letters.

A team led by Surendra Adhikari of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) suggests that humans are exacerbating polar motion—the wobble of Earth along its North-South axis—with activities such as fossil fuel consumption, which releases greenhouse gases that warm the planet and melt glaciers.

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