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Jan 15, 2008

I got your deniers denial right here

Nature News has the latest on the climate. Things don't look so good for the home team.

Antarctic ice loss speeding up

Shrinking continent is losing ice faster today than a decade ago.

Antarctica: gaining weight in the middle, but losing more at the edges.Antarctica: gaining weight in the middle, but losing more at the edges.Nature Geosciences

A comprehensive study of Antarctica’s ice confirms that the polar cap is shrinking. In 2006 alone, Antarctica lost nearly 200 billion tonnes of ice, researchers say — the equivalent of a global sea level rise of more than half a millimetre. That’s 75% more than losses in 1996, they add.

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1 comment:

Pissed in NYC said...

Now I don't fee so bad about not being able to buy an apartment here in NYC, since there won't be much NYC left if this melting continues. I guess it's time to buy beach front property in Ohio, no?