18 Jul '12, 4pm

20 Deadliest Effects of Global Warming

i have a problem with the ice caps melting part. First of all, the ice is mainly under water right? also, when water freezes, it expands, taking up more room then its liquid form. so if the ice caps did melt (very improbable, more on that later), the sea level would decrease. So to recap...the ice caps take most of the blame because it helps raise the sea levels. so if it melted, less space would be taken up and the sea level would decrease. Also, the world is not warming up at all. "global warming" stopped ten years ago. since then, temperatures have been decreasing by about 1 degree a decade. So we are actually in a "global cooling" stage. Throughout history, temperatures have rose and gone down by itself in a cycle of heat up slightly, cool down slightly, then a small ice age. Hopefully the small ice age part won't happen anytime soon. One more thing. Pollution. It may ...

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