This article is even more evidence that our society must finally – and immediately – begin to rapidly cut greenhouse gases. For NC, that means cancelling Cliffside and new nukes, and quickly adopting NC SAVE$, the new independent energy efficiency program proposed by 14 public interest groups.
Arctic Sea Ice Drops to 2nd Lowest Level on Record
GO TO: http://www.newsobserver.com/2187/story/1195524.html for complete story. Associated Press, August 28, 2008
More ominous signs Wednesday have scientists saying that a global warming “tipping point” in the Arctic seems to be happening before their eyes: Sea ice in the Arctic Ocean is at its second lowest level in about 30 years… “It also means that climate warming is also coming larger and faster than the models are predicting and nobody’s really taken into account that change yet,” he said. (NASA ice scientist Jay Zwally.)