Feb 25, 2016

Rapidly Warming Arctic is 'Possibly Catastrophic' for Planet, Climate Scientist Warns

Greenland
by
Ian Johnston
,
The Independent
The area covered by sea ice has been noticeably below any of the last 30 years. Image: Getty
The area covered by sea ice has been noticeably below any of the last 30 years. Image: Getty

Dr Peter Gleick, president of the Pacific Institute in California, said there was a growing body of “pretty scary” evidence that higher temperatures in the Arctic were driving the creation of dangerous storms in parts of the northern hemisphere