Greenland's glaciers are melting into the sea twice as fast as previously believed, the result of a warming trend that renders obsolete predictions of how quickly Earth's oceans will rise over the next century, scientists said yesterday.
The new data come from satellite imagery and give fresh urgency to worries about the role of human activity in global warming. The Greenland data are mirrored by findings from Bolivia to the Himalayas, scientists said, noting that rising sea levels threaten widespread flooding and severe storm damage in low-lying areas worldwide.
So, are we gonna wait until we're hip-deep in water before we do something about global warming? I'm praying the Chimp's environmental policies don't poison the planet completely or destroy the weather systems before some folks with sense can stop it. We have to retake Congress this fall.