Icecap at North Pole Has Turned to Water

Doug Henwood dhenwood at
Fri Aug 18 21:50:00 PDT 2000

Tom Wheeler wrote:

>The thick ice that has for ages covered the Arctic Ocean at the pole has
>turned to water, recent visitors there reported on Friday. The last time
>scientists can be certain the pole was awash in water was more than 50
>million years ago.

This sounds kind of terrifying. Am I overreacting?


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