So Much For Flooded Cities
July 4, 2008 7:34 AM
Longest-term study yet of the continent says nothing to fear
For global warming activists,
The only problem? It's melting far too slowly. At
its current rate,
Fears have still arisen, however, over claims that melting rate is being accelerated by man-made global warming. Some past studies have indicated this may be happening, by measuring the rate at which glaciers have slid towards the sea, sped by melt water beneath lubricating the process.
However, a new study has concluded that
The researchers noted the speedup observed by past studies was strictly a short-term transient phenomena, occurring primarily in the summer months.
The study, which is appearing in the Friday edition of the journal Science,
was led by Dutch Researcher Roderik S.W. van de Wal, of
the Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research of the