Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Global warming 'past the point of no return'

A record loss of sea ice in the Arctic this summer has convinced scientists that the northern hemisphere may have crossed a critical threshold beyond which the climate may never recover. Scientists fear that the Arctic has now entered an irreversible phase of warming which will accelerate the loss of the polar sea ice that has helped to keep the climate stable for thousands of years.

We're in for quite a ride.

1 comment:

W.M. Bear said...

We're in for quite a ride.

"Lovely Rita, meter maid
Where would I be without you...."

--Beatles song