Gallery: Impact of Melting Arctic Ice Will Be Equal to Unleashing 20 Ye...

 

Satellites recently showed that Arctic ice is melting 50% faster than expected, and that sea ice levels are set to hit a record low. Now ice scientist Professor Peter Wadhams has revealed to BBC Newsnight that if the planet was to lose the Arctic ice then the impact would “effectively doubl[e] mankind’s contribution to global warming”.

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  1. josekovacevic September 7, 2012 at 4:49 am

    Amazing facts!

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