Giant Antarctic ice shelf hanging by a thread
Scientists have found that Antarctica is definitively getting warmer. It's still damn cold there, just like it is outside my house here in Maine, but overall, the continent is seeing a warming trend that threatens to speed up the breakdown of the glaciers.
Warmer temperatures means more melting water, which channels and tunnels down through the ice to the ground and continues down slope, lubricating the slide of the land based glacier to the sea.
President Obama sure has his hands full. I don't envy his position- he's literally been put into the position of having to save the freakin' world. Has any President inherited as messy of a situation as this?
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