To a Geologist, “The Past is Key to the Future.”

By | October 21, 2010

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In order to understand recent behavior of polar ice and have some visibility into the future, we need to look at it from an historical perspective. A good place to start the investigation is Greenland, which is often described by official sources as experiencing a meltdown. The BBC has famously warned us “If the ice cap were to completely disappear, global sea levels would rise by 6.5m (21 feet).”