Rapidly disappearing Arctic sea ice is about to set a new record after an “absurdly warm” winter at the top of the world. For the second year running, it will have grown to cover less of the Arctic Ocean than ever before. The revelation comes as scientists are increasingly worried that the heating of the region could escalate out of control, as growing numbers of “feedback mechanisms” – which reinforce and accelerate the process – are being discovered.
Breaking news. No one at this point seems to know what is going on but early thoughts suggest a major earthquake may occur at any time. I have to dash to work shortly, and hopefully a new story will be written by some of the brilliant scientific minds on Daily Kos that will provide updates and analysis. Why isn’t the mainstream media all over this story? Thank God for the green roots for breaking this story.
When Chris Avino learned he would have to take a new driver’s license photo — this time, without a colander on his head — he vowed to fight the state of Georgia until the colander received the same religious headdress status as any hijab or yarmulke.