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Is Greenland on Your Map?

Perhaps it should be. From Dr. Jeff Masters’ WunderBlog:

Next century’s most important place in the world–Greenland?. If one had to pick the region of the world most likely to influence the course of human history this century, the Middle East would be the obvious choice, due to its political volatility and rich oil resources. However, the Middle East may have a significant challenger next century from a seemingly unlikely place–Greenland. Why Greenland? Well, the Greenland ice sheet holds enough water to raise global sea level 7 meters (23 feet). There are worrisome signs that th…
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If you live in a coastal area, Greenland may not only be on your map in the future, but its melting glaciers may be lapping at your front porch.


December 21, 2007 - Posted by | Environment

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