That popping sound that we heard a couple of weeks ago was caused by scientists who have had doubts about global warming, pulling their fingers (?) out of their ears. Rather blunt, I know, but it’s meant to be.
Greenland, for the first time in recorded history, is experiencing melting over 97% of it’s ice sheet. How does this matter?
I’ve mentioned before that melting ice which is over water doen’st have much an effect on sealevel rise but if it’s over land, like Antartica and Greenland, it will add volume to the oceans.
This link will provide you with a good insight into what is going on and what it means http://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/comment.html?entrynum=2160
Like a mouse running between the legs of elephants we are now just beginning to try and keep out of the way.