21 July 2013
‘Our study underlines that these conditions have led to a large loss of ice and significant rises in global sea level in the past. ‘Scientists predict that global temperatures of a similar level may be reached by the end of this century, so it is very important for us to understand what the possible consequences might be.’
19 Feb 1952
Melting Ice May Swamp Seaports
CLEVELAND. February 18.— Dr. William S. Carlson, an Arctic expert, said last night that polar ice caps were melting at an astonishing and unexplained rate, and threatening to swamp seaports by raising ocean levels.