Independent topical source of current affairs, opinion and issues, featuring stories making news in Canada from immigrants, newcomers, minorities & ethnic communities' point of view and interests.

Sea Level: Ice Sheets and Keith Pilkey

sea level: On one fact, however, scientists are almost unanimous Sea level is rising, according to NOW Magazine. By the year 2100, the world's oceans will be 1.5 feet to 3 feet higher than they are now. There's still a debate, of sorts, about whether the world's climate is changing, and how much of this is humanity's fault. A United Nations science panel last month reported that the rate might be even worse than that as glaciers and ice sheets melt in Greenland and the Antarctic. That's the conclusion of Sea Level Rise, a brief, bleak tome by Orrin and Keith Pilkey. And while there's a bit of huffing and puffing, nobody is doing all that much about it. ( As reported in the news.