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By Henry Pollack

A cowinner of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize deals a clear-eyed rationalization of the planet's imperiled ice.

a lot has been written approximately international warming, however the an important courting among humans and ice has acquired little focus-until now. As one of many world's major specialists on weather swap, Henry Pollack offers an obtainable, entire survey of ice as a strength of nature and the aptitude results as we are facing the potential for a global with out ice.

A international with no Ice lines the impact of mountain glaciers on provides of ingesting water and agricultural irrigation, in addition to the present result of melting permafrost and shrinking Arctic sea ice-a state of affairs that has degraded the habitat of various animals and sparked a world race for seabed oil and minerals. Catastrophic percentages loom, together with emerging sea degrees and next flooding of low-lying areas all over the world. A international with out Ice solutions our such a lot pressing questions about this pending hindrance, laying out the mandatory steps for handling the unavoidable and warding off the unmanageable.

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