Arctic ice melt larger than US, thanks to climate change11/29/2012
According to the latest findings from the U.N.'s weather agency, it appears that we might be breaking the planet. In a new report tracking climate change over the last year, the World Meteorological Organization discovered that an area of Arctic sea ice measuring 4.57 million square miles melted between the months of March and September. So how big is 4.57 million square miles? Well, the United States measure in at 3.79 million square miles, so, you know, bigger than our country. WMO Secretary General Michel Jarraud ominously warned that continued change will happen thanks to levels of greenhouse gases that have "risen constantly and again reached new records." [Source]
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