Carbon Dioxide Emissions Cause Arctic to Melt, Sea Levels to Rise
07 Nov 2004 07:53 GMT
While we're all in hysterics over the sElection here in the States, the state of the World moves on, in a way that wouldn't have been different if Kerry were to have been selected. Check out this feature article from Melbourne (Australia) Indmedia:
The Arctic ice cap is melting at an unprecedented rate due to human induced global warming, according to a new study conducted by 300 scientists and elders from native communities in the arctic. Over the last 30 years the ice cap has shrunk 15-20 per cent. With the build up of greenhouse gases, primarily carbon dioxide, the trend is set to accelerate with forecasts that by the summer of 2070 there maybe no ice at all.