28 Jul '13, 1am

The North Pole is now the North Pool. Ice at the North Pole has melted & formed a lake via @Tree…

So, ice at the North Pole has melted and formed a freshwater lake. Yes, there is a lake at the North Pole. Naturally, the sight of Santa's home all melty has raised concerns about climate change. But, as is the case with most things in the world, there are a couple ways to look at this. First, Philip Bump at Grist had a good post last year that explained how and why arctic ice melts. Here's a time lapse showing how the ice thaws over time. Noting that the melting at the North Pole is an annual occurrence, The Atlantic Wire's Eric Levenson puts this annual melt into historical context: The melting ice caps follow a trend of continually rising temperatures across the globe, and the Northern hemisphere has been particularly affected. Things looked to be slightly reversed this year after an April snow cover that was the 9th highest on record, but May's snow cover ranked the th...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/climate-change/there-lake-north...

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