Miles of Ice Collapsing Into the Sea – The New York Times

THE ACCELERATION is making some scientists fear that Antarctica’s ice sheet may have entered the early stages of an unstoppable disintegration.Because the collapse of vulnerable parts of the ice sheet could raise the sea level dramatically, the continued existence of the world’s great coastal cities — Miami, New York, Shanghai and many more — is tied to Antarctica’s fate.

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One comment

  1. ianscyberspace · May 21

    I guess building cities close to the oceans of the world is not the smartest idea is it?

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