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Old 02-12-2007, 06:31 PM   #44
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Originally Posted by sirhcyennek81 View Post
So somewhere else another icesheet is gaining 36 cubic miles a year, leaving a net of 0, thats the point.
Mars maybe? I hear they think there is water there.

But no, not on our planet.

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New climate report too rosy, experts say
The recent melting of ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica means a global warming report due this week is missing the big picture, said some experts who warn its predictions should be even worse.
BY SETH BORENSTEIN
Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Later this week in Paris, climate scientists will issue a dire forecast for the planet that warns of slowly rising sea levels and higher temperatures.

But that may be the sugarcoated version.

Although early drafts of their upcoming authoritative report on climate change foresee smaller sea-level rises than were projected in the last report in 2001, many top U.S. scientists reject these rosier numbers. Those calculations don't include the recent, and dramatic, melt-off of big ice sheets in two crucial locations:
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