TITLE

MELTDOWN!

AUTHOR(S)
Lemonick, Michael D.
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Time;11/22/2004, Vol. 164 Issue 21, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
Mentions the drastic impact that global warming could have on Arctic regions. Results of four years of intensive research by a group of more than 250 scientists, the Arctic Council, on global warming in the Arctic over the past 50 years; Findings that the Arctic Ocean ice has decreased by at least 20 percent; Disappearance of snow cover on land and lessening of permafrost stability; Predictions that temperatures will rise more before 2100; Possibility that climate change will endanger indigenous populations living in the Arctic who rely on roads that support mining and oil industries; How a disruption of ecosystems causes the home for many animals to shrink.
ACCESSION #
15060588

 

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