Scientist Provides Alarming Prediction That All Arctic Ice Will Be Gone in Four Years

September 18, 2012 by  
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The entire Arctic ice shelf will be gone in four years, as predicted professor Peter Wadhams, head of the Polar Ocean Physics Group at Cambridge University. The new blunt assessment, which comes from one of the leading scientists in the field , flies in the face of a conventional prediction made less than 5 years ago that gave the Arctic another 50 years before all its ice would disappear. But this year’s dramatic reduction in sea ice has many rethinking the timeline. Moreover, this does bleak prediction not only mean the end of the polar bear, but rather the beginning of a very serious feedback loop that will demonstratively hasten the heating of the planet. Read the rest of Scientist Provides Alarming Prediction That All Arctic Ice Will Be Gone in Four Years Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: arctic ice , arctic ice sheet , Arctic ocean warming , Global warming feedback , Methane permafrost , peter wadhams

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Scientist Provides Alarming Prediction That All Arctic Ice Will Be Gone in Four Years

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