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Truth is in favor of you and me; for the truth of our enemies whom we have been serving here in the U.S.A. for over 400 years (whom we did not know to be our enemies by nature) is the truth that the Black Man must have knowledge of to be able to keep from falling into the deceiving traps that are being laid by our enemies to catch us in their way which is opposed to the way of righteous of whom we are members. ~ The Honorable Elijah Muhammad

Monday, May 12, 2014

Antarctic ice sheet melting past the ‘point of no return’ - raising sea levels means disappearing coastlines

Scientists have long been warning of the risks posed by melting ice sheets. But a study released today offers the most definitive word yet from NASA and other researchers that parts of the ice sheet in the West Antarctica are melting, a pattern they say is now irreversible.
Eventually, scientists say, it will lead to rising sea levels. The study finds that a series of glaciers in the Amundsen Sea have — quote — “passed the point of no return” and are draining into the water, with faster-melting levels shown in red. One is shown here in time-lapse footage. And some of these glaciers have been retreating more than a mile a year between 1996 and 2011.  Read more...
 
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