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Antarctic, Greenland ice melt accelerating: IPCC leak
Greenland's ice added six times more to sea levels in the decade through 2011 than in the prior 10 years, according to a draft of the UN's most comprehensive study on climate change. Antarctica had a fivefold increase, and the UN is raising its forecast for how much the two ice sheets will add to Earth's oceans by 2100.
Greenland's contribution to rising sea levels “very likely” rose to an average of 0.59 millimeters a year from 2002 to 2011, from 0.09 millimeters a year in the prior decade, according to the draft. The rate in Antarctica “likely” rose to 0.4 millimeters a year from 0.08 millimeters, it said.
The report defines “very likely” as a probability of greater than 90 per cent and “likely” is at least 66 per cent.
The area of the World Ocean is 361 million square kilometres (139 million square miles),
Denying global warming at this time, with sea lanes opening up through the Arctic ocean is like still believing the world is flat.
Since the last IPCC report in 2007, much has changed. It is now more than 15 years since global average temperature rose significantly. Indeed, the IPCC chairman Rajendra Pachauri has conceded that the "pause" already may have lasted for 17 years, depending on which data set you look at. A recent study in Nature Climate Change by Francis Zwiers and colleagues of the University of Victoria, British Columbia, found that models have overestimated warming by 100% over the past 20 years.
this is a contrived problem in order to justify another method of taxation and control over general public.