Monthly Archives January 2009

Hell on Earth

by DarkSyde http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2009/1/25/105730/464/224/687262 It’s tough to imagine that a few million years ago, Antarctica was a green continent of lush cool rain forests, wooded hills, and bountiful plains. But the narrow straits separating Antarctica from the tip of South America and Australia finally widened enough that a system of circular ocean currents locked arms and […]

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Sea level rise to happen faster than predicted

  Sea levels will rise much faster than previously forecast because of the rate that glaciers and ice sheets are melting, a study has found. Research commissioned by the US Climate Change Science Program concludes that the rises will substantially exceed forecasts that do not take into account the latest data and observations. The adjusted […]

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