From The New York Times
December 13, 2012, 1:14 pm
The future of Antarctica on a warming planet has long been one of the great uncertainties in climate science.
The western part of that continent has a low-lying ice sheet that appears to be highly vulnerable to attack by warmer ocean water. Some signs suggest that the ice sheet is in the early stages of a collapse that could eventually have a profound effect on sea level. . . . Read Complete Report