“A chunk of floating ice that weighs more than a trillion metric tons broke away from the Antarctic Peninsula, producing one of the largest icebergs ever recorded and providing a glimpse of how the Antarctic ice sheet might ultimately start to fall apart.” From the NYT: An Iceberg the Size of Delaware Just Broke Away from Antarctica.

+ NatGeo: The Larsen C Ice Shelf Collapse Is Just the Beginning — Antarctica is Melting.