Why What’s Happening in Antarctica Won’t Stay in Antarctica

Michelle Koppe’s article for TED paints a chilling picture.

“This summer, we saw the largest iceberg ever — a piece of the Larsen C Ice Shelf — break off of Antarctica. The size of Delaware, or of Prince Edward Island (if you are from Canada), or of half of Wales (if you prefer European sizing), this berg holds one trillion tons of ice. It is expected to drift north and slowly melt into the ocean over the next 10 years or so, perhaps making it all the way to the equator before its last ice crystal vanishes into the sea.”

She goes on to make predictions on how these changes will affect how and if humankind will survive. While this article might seem not to be tech stress related, it is the ultimate culmination of it and the potential outcome it is producing. RE

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