Thursday, July 13, 2006

Stock-up on floaties and learn to swim

If you didn't already know, scientists are saying the Antarctic ice shelf is melting at a rate faster than expected as the earth warms – in the next few centuries, ice sheets in western Antarctica will be most vulnerable, causing sea-levels to rise six to sevens meters!

Yes, this is caused by global warming. No arguments.
"The cause is the burning of fossil fuels, we need to find alternative energies, we need to lower our footprint," [New Zealand Antarctic Research Centre's Professor Peter Barrett] said.

Labels: ,


Post a Comment

<< Home