Friday, February 17, 2006

Feeling the Heat

More bad news about global warming. This also comes from NASA. I've blogged about this before here.
Greenland's southern glaciers have accelerated their march to the Atlantic Ocean over the past decade and now contribute more to the global rise in sea levels than previously estimated, researchers say.

Those faster-moving glaciers, along with increased melting, could account for nearly 17 percent of the estimated 2.5mm annual rise in global sea levels, or twice what was previously believed, said Eric Rignot, of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.

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