Nature's Surprises Swamp Skeptics' Denials

Tue, 2006-10-03 08:45Ross Gelbspan
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Nature's Surprises Swamp Skeptics' Denials

So what's so bad about a little bit of warming? Here's one example:  

A storm in Alaska last October generated an ocean swell that broke apart a giant iceberg near Antarctica six days later, US researchers reported on Monday. The waves traveled 8,300 miles (13,500 km) to destroy the iceberg, said Douglas MacAyeal of the University of Chicago and Emile Okal at Northwestern University.