An ice-free Arctic this year?

“It seems our worst fears may come true. For the first time in human history, ice is on course to disappear entirely from the North Pole in 2008 itself, giving evidence to the process of global warming.

The disappearance of the Arctic Sea ice, making it possib

le to reach the Pole sailing in a boat through open water, would be one of the most dramatic — and worrying — examples of the impact of global warming on the planet. Scientists say the ice at 90 degrees north may well have melted away by the summer.”

Full Article at :

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Earth/An_ice-free_Arctic_this_year/articleshow/3173764.cms

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