Friday, August 05, 2005

The Extent of Climate Change So Far

Oh well, there goes the permafrost, and the sea ice for polar bears, and the frozen ground for artic trees to survive on, mark lynas has some interesting photos of the effects of this climate change, perticularly in alaska.

The whole arctic ecosystem is under threat, Polar Bears in perticular seem likely to be hit hard.

"We have seen with our own eyes that climatic warming is causing the ice to break up earlier, and that is affecting the survival of the bears," said Ian Stirling, a research scientist for the Canadian Wildlife Service

STOP TAKING BRIBES GEORGE! DO SOMETHING ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE!

(for my take on the most important climate change issues have a look at climate change action
at http://climatechangeaction.blogspot.com)

1 Comments:

At 6:03 PM, Blogger jean.thie said...

Some less dramatic, but clear examples of climate change in Canada's Boreal zone can be seen at

http://www.geostrategis.com/p_sensitivity.htm

http://www.geostrategis.com/p_mapm2.html

These examples show the melting of permafrost in the form of peatplateaus and palsas in Canada's southern discontinuous permafrost zone. They can also be explored with Google Earth.

 

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