Global Warming

Warning: Glaciers are melting faster than ever

March 17, 2008 / 1 Comment

The results of the latest World Glacier Monitoring Service report, showed that 30 glaciers around the world lost a record amount of ice in 2006. These are the obvious repercussions of global warming and Professor Wilfried Haeberli, director of the monitoring service, told The Observer that "glaciers melt at fastest rate in past 5,000 years". Glacier melting into the sea ...

Alaskan village to sue energy companies over climate change

March 7, 2008 / No Comments

In a trial that is probably going to take proportions because of the problems it raises, the village of Kivalina in Alaska is suing 24 energy companies for large amounts of greenhouse gases that contributed to global warming and led to coastal erosion, which puts the lives of the 400 residents at risk. (ADN reported) Kivalina is a community of Inupiat ...