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Thu, 2008-06-26 09:14Todd Carmichael
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New on the Endangered Species List: Perennial Arctic Ice

The North Pole could be free of sea ice for the first time in recorded history this summer, according to National Geographic News.

And that would have the effect of speeding global warming, as highly reflective ice gives way to heat absorbing water in the high Arctic.

As NatGeo reports, scientists were shocked last year when the high Arctic lost 65 per cent of its ice cover in one year, an unprecedented loss over a time scale they previously thought was impossible. And, perversely, that generates more of the Deniers' favorite commodity: doubt.

We can all now doubt that things were as bad as we might have feared. As it turns out: they're worse.
Fri, 2007-07-27 12:34Jim Hoggan
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The Big Thaw

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. 

Read more: The Big Thaw
Sat, 2007-03-03 11:14Richard Littlemore
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Climate Change Deniers Herald the Melt on Mars

(Facetious) Congratulations to National Geographic  for having turned up another apparently credible climate change denier tucked in a far corner of the world.
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