A massive piece of an ice shelf in West Antarctica is poised to break off any day now. A possible collapse of the Larsen C ice shelf has scientists worried. Why? Expert John Abraham explains - and speaks out about Trump.

If climate change continues unabated, ice-free areas on Antarctica will increase up to a quarter by 2100 - so says a recent study on changes in the planet's southernmost continent.

Larsen C is a major ice shelf  located on the Antarctic Peninsula, extending out over the ocean - a  large fracture across the ice sheet is poised release an iceberg the size of the state of the US state of Delaware (a quarter the size of Wales, or twice the size of Luxembourg).

Consequences could be dramatic - as Antarctica melts, scientists fear it will soon desintegrate.

Adding to this, Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement and cuts for scientific research in the US might hinder future research around changes.

DW speaks with professor of thermal sciences John Abraham to find out what is the importance of Larsen C and how the scientific community is coping with Trump's moves.

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(We're all in trouble if no one takes heed to this..)