We Must Act Now

In the last week, two papers have been published, one about the West Antarctic ice sheet and the other about Greenland ice sheets, each highlighting the same concern: that conventional estimates about rates of future melting are probably much too low and that, instead, it is plausible the world will experience sea level rise this century of one to several meters should we fail to drastically reign-in emissions of greenhouse gases. Click on the links below for further information. (From the Canadian Association of Geographers newswire).

Climate Model Predicts West Antarctic Ice Sheet Could Melt Rapidly
James Hansen’s Bombshell Climate Warning Is Now Part of the Scientific Canon



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