OK 2 separate articles managed to draw my attention to the following: the ice caps both in the Arctic and the Antarctic have finally begone to melt. Article A: The Antarctic. Glacier Larsen B has been detached from the main bult of the anatarctic ice for the fisrt time after its formation 12.000 years ago. It weighs 720 Billion tons and it covers an area of 3.250 sq/km (the size of Luxenburg). http://news.independent.co.uk/world/science_technology/article303492.ece Article B: West Siberia. THE world's largest frozen peat bog is melting. An area stretching for a million square kilometres across the permafrost of western Siberia is turning into a mass of shallow lakes as the ground melts, according to Russian researchers just back from the region. The sudden melting of a bog the size of France and Germany combined could unleash billions of tonnes of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, into the atmosphere. http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=mg18725124.500 What can we do? I must urge people living in countries which have yet to sign the Kioto treaty to voice their demands on their goverments. Don't be apathetic. Don't believe their pathetic lies. They can act, they can reverse this negative trend. They just don't want to because they are simply covering for the rich fossil fuel industrialists which funded them to power. If all else fails. Vote, damn it! You think they want do it anyway? Vote for the green party (or whatever closer to a green party/candidate you have). At least, for once, your vote will have a beneficial effect. As long as you can vote, you have them by the balls! Come on! Squeeze a little It's for your own good and that of the planet. (Plus, I think it will be a good stress relief exercise. Come on, squeeze ). We are literally going to drown! And I might be OK since my house is higher than 100m altitude, however, 70% of earth's population lives in seashore cities (I heard that number on the news, could someone confirm it via a link?).