Re: The North Pole is Missing! [NYT]

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From: Steve Dossick (
Date: Mon Aug 21 2000 - 10:57:59 PDT

Anyone have any idea how long it would take for our lovely Mother Nature
to fix her planet even if we piggy humans turned off all the
pollution/greenhouse gases? I'm thinking this problem is bigger than
the presidency....


Jim Whitehead wrote:
> Hmm, I wonder what would happen if Gore focused on this. With the polar ice
> cap melting, you would definitely want a President with good environmental
> credentials, and dramatic new evidence like this could be exploited to
> create a sense of urgency about global warming.
> - Jim
> >
> > Ages-Old Polar Icecap Is Melting, Scientists Find
> >
> >
> >
> > The North Pole is melting.
> >
> > The thick ice that has for ages covered the Arctic Ocean at the pole
> > has turned to water, recent visitors there reported yesterday. At
> > least for the time being, an ice-free patch of ocean about a mile
> > wide has opened at the very top of the world, something that has
> > presumably never before been seen by humans and is more evidence that
> > global warming may be real and already affecting climate.

Steve Dossick
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