Polar meltdown sees us on an icy road to disaster

Guardian: The Amundsen sea sector in west Antarctica is almost as big as France. Six glaciers drain into it and one of the largest of these is the Pine Island glacier, a 30-kilometre-wide estuary of ice that is more than 500km in length. Stand on it, on a clear day, and swaths of glittering ice stretch off to the horizon in every direction. This is one of the world’s greatest bodies of fresh water, a vast frozen reservoir weighing more than 300tn tonnes. With that sort of resource, you could solve a great......

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