In a stunning and historic move, Alberta elected a majority New Democrat government on Tuesday.
Things that normally happen in geologic time are happening during the span of a human lifetime. It's like watching the Statue of Liberty melt.”
A must-read article in the upcoming National Geographic.
While it's impossible to attach a current economic value, Tibet's most important export arguably water. Twenty per cent of the world's population depend for fresh water on one of four great rivers that originate on the Tibetan plateau.
Given that fact, the world should be concerned that, as New Scientist magazine reported this week: “The Tibetan plateau is heating up by 0.3°C each decade, more than twice the worldwide average, according to a new study from the Tibet Meteorological Bureau”