The added gas from the polar ice caps
didn't significantly affect that proportion.
Bask in The SUNSHINE as You WATCH The POLAR iCE CAP
Concerns among scientists about the rate of melting of the polar ice cap
escalated with the 2002 collapse of a massive glacial shelf in Antarctica the size of Rhode Island.
Whether we will melt because of "global warming", or freeze through nuclear winter; whether the polar ice cap
will melt and drown us, or atmospheric particulates block out the sun's rays and freeze us, I do not know.
Former Delaware Governor Pete du Pont, chairman of the Dallas-based National Center for Policy Analysis, has been unkind enough to point out that the south polar ice cap
is melting ...
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured spectacular images of Mars, including detailed pictures of a polar ice cap
covering Mars' south pole and a giant canyon wall.
"If the temperature [is] increasing a degree per decade," McKibben writes, "the forest surrounding my [northern New York State] home would be due at the Canadian border sometime around 2020." And McKibben calls Thomas Midgley, the General Motors chemist who invented both chlorofluorocarbons and tetraethyl lead gasoline additives, the one "who may now hold the record for most banned substances produced by a singled man." He devotes a delightful paragraph to military ruminations over whether global warming, by shrinking the polar ice cap
that Soviet nuclear missile submarine use for cover, will confer an advantage on the U.S.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- New research suggests liquid water is present beneath the south polar ice cap
The melting of the polar ice cap
in the Arctic is depriving the animals of access to their main food source of seals.
The polar ice cap
acts as a giant parasol, reflecting sunlight back into the atmosphere in what is known as the albedo effect.
And they reached their destination last night (Sunday) after a 13-day trek of around 190 miles across the frozen polar ice cap
- three days ahead of schedule.