3 Oct 2023

Calls for urgent emissions cuts as Antarctic sea ice 'drops off a cliff'

From Checkpoint, 6:07 pm on 3 October 2023

Scientists studying dramatic Antarctic sea ice loss have called for urgent reductions to greenhouse gases to keep the planet within liveable conditions.

Marine and ice specialists from top research outfits gathered at an emergency summit in Wellington today to discuss record low sea ice in Antarctica this year, which they described as "deeply alarming."

Climate Change Correspondent Eloise Gibson attended a briefing with some of the researchers afterwards, she speaks to Lisa Owen.