Will a Warming Planet and Melting Sea Ice Spur Development in the Arctic?
Will a warming planet and melting sea ice spur development in the Arctic? (+video) (via The Christian Science Monitor)
Arctic sea-ice extent shrank to an unprecedented low this summer, part of a long-term decline in the icy white cap over the far northern ocean. Researchers predict that nearly ice-free summers are on the way, although it’s not yet clear when this will happen. This shift has implications for climate…