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Help! An Iceberg the Size of Singapore Just Broke Off in Antarctica

Help! An Iceberg the Size of Singapore Just Broke Off in Antarctica

As yet more proof of the disturbing effects of global warming, a massive chunk of ice, estimated at 22 miles by 12 miles, has broken off of the continent of Antarctica.

We already know that during 2012, the Arctic broke several climate records, including a level of unprecedented warmth that created rapid ice loss.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) warned in its “The State of the Climate in 2012“ report that last year was one of the 10 hottest years since the beginning of recording global average temperatures.

As a result, it seems that the North Pole is turning into the North Pool.Now it seems that the South Pole is just as much at risk thanks to climate change.

The Singapore-sized chunk of ice broke off from Pine Island Glacier in Western Antarctica.

Scientists originally noticed a crack forming in October 2011, so it has taken two years for the iceberg, known as B-31, to finally move away from the coast. They were not entirely surprised, since the shelf of Pine Island Glacier has been inching forward at the rate of 2.5 miles a year, and large chunks have been seen breaking off every five or six years, but this chunk of ice is twice the size of any previous ones.

You can watch video of this dramatic rupture here:

At this point, no one knows whether the iceberg will stay trapped in Pine Island Bay or get set adrift in the Southern Ocean. In that case, it could pose major problems for shipping lanes.

Recognizing this dangerous possibility, researchers from the UK have been awarded an emergency grant to track this vast iceberg.

From the BBC:

“From the time it had been found that the crack had gone all the way across in July, it had stayed iced-in because it was still winter (in Antarctica),” explained principal investigator Grant Bigg from the University of Sheffield.

A Nasa aircraft was the first to detect the expanding crack across the Pine Island Glacier in 2011.

“But in the last couple of days, it has begun to break away and now a kilometre or two of clear water has developed between it and the glacier.

“It often takes a while for bergs from this area to get out of Pine Island Bay but once they do that they can either go eastwards along the coast or they can… circle out into the main part of the Southern Ocean.

The effects of sea ice melt are not always negative. In fact, it is precisely because of sea ice melt that new shipping lanes are opening up in the Arctic.

Richard Milne at The Financial Times reports that melting ice is raising the prospect of an important new route for trade between Asia and Europe that shaves thousands of miles off the trip.

That’s not the case in Antarctica, where B-31 could pose major problems for big ships.

With the earth the hottest it’s been in 11,000 years, it’s not surprising that glaciers are melting around the world.

As Care2′s Kristina Chew wrote here, 1,600 years of ice in the Andes has melted in just a quarter of a century.

When are we going to sit up and start taking carbon emissions seriously? Not any time soon, sadly, as the recent United Nations climate talks in Warsaw failed to reach an agreement in key areas.

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7:59AM PDT on Aug 29, 2014

thanks for sharing

10:12PM PST on Jan 6, 2014

Global warming, in other words, is climate voodoo. Worshippers of the false science can invoke it to explain any event whatsoever: hurricanes (or lack of hurricanes), tornados (or lack of tornados), too much rainfall or too little rainfall, high temperatures, low temperatures, and basically any event that we used to simply call "weather."

Well, gee, if ALL weather events are evidence of global warming, then you have to ask yourself this simple, commonsense question: Which weather evidence would be evidence of global cooling? The answer is "None." Because ALL weather events are invoked as evidence of global warming.

The global warming cultists are using false science to spread fraudulent fear in order to sell something else: total government control over all emissions and, hence, all economic activity. If they can spread their doomsday theories far and wide enough, they can demand huge sums of money by forcing entire economies to pay "carbon taxes" which are nothing more than a high-level moneymaking scam.

The lamestream media is so desperate to push this fraudulent delusion of global warming that 98% of the media stories covering the ship full of climate scientists that got stuck in the ice and had to be rescued failed to mention the ship was on a global warming mission. That little fact wouldn't go over well with the media's global warming delusion, so they simply decided to censor that fact from the public.

Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/043395_freezing_

6:55PM PST on Jan 5, 2014

What can you do it is what it is and it's not our fault they are going to try to tax us for being human. The Green Governance Project the GAIA Foundation Grenn religion the Earth Charter

6:56AM PST on Jan 5, 2014

I find this to be normal and not proof of anything except[people wanting to make rich people richer with bogus carbon trading

8:17PM PST on Dec 25, 2013

shocking indeed

11:09AM PST on Dec 21, 2013

A useful site for HAARP and earthquakes is 'Daily Paul - Did HAARP hit Haiti? Evidence and motives'.

11:03AM PST on Dec 21, 2013

(continued) Unlike 'Global Warming', there is a media blackout on discussion of 'chemtrails', which should indicate it's importance to the 'Powers That Be'.

11:01AM PST on Dec 21, 2013

(continued) However, it fits neatly with 'Project for the New American Century' (PNAC) document 'Rebuilding America's Defenses', published in 2000, which stated a 'New Pearl Harbor' would be required for the public to accept the expense, and which 'miraculously' occurred on 9/11, just one year later, and also with 'Joint Vision 2020', again dealing with 'Full Spectrum Dominance', and no disclaimers on that document!
Let's put it another way: given the glowing advantages of the 'Owning the Weather by 2025' scenario, does it not make sense the military would persue it, 'Disclaimer' or not?

There are indications that intense activity from HAARP preceded and continued into the Haiti earthquake, among others (just search HAARP + Haiti Earthquake'; a very useful tool, as is HAARP's abiliity to alter the jetstreams (see claimed HAARP potential in Jeane Manning & Nich Begich's book 'Angels Don't Play This HAARP' and or see video 'Angels Still Don't Play This HAARP'.

The chemtrail and HAARP activities are bound to have effected the weather, even if only by spraying chemicals (and the plane's exhausts) into the Stratosphere, and moving the jetstreams. Till you check this stuff out, it seems almost unbelievable, but start to 'Look Up', and try to make sense of the long, expanding white (and even, occassionally, black) lines behind certain aircraft, and the way these lines expand to cover the sky with a milky-white haze.
Unlike 'Global Warming', there is a media blackout on

11:00AM PST on Dec 21, 2013

(continued) This report contains fictional representations of future situations/scenarios. Any similarities to real people or events, other than those specifically cited, are unintentional and are for purposes of illustration only.
This publication has been reviewed by security and policy review authorities, is unclassified, and is cleared for public release.'
Seeing as how the military control and fund the project, their disclaimer means very little; it fits in so well with '2025 is a study designed to comply with a directive from the chief of staff of the Air Force to examine the concepts, capabilities, and technologies the United States will require to remain the dominant air and space force in the future. Presented on 17 June 1996, this report was produced in the Department of Defense school environment of academic freedom and in the interest of advancing concepts related to national defense. The views expressed in this report are those of the authors and do not reflect the official policy or position of the United States Air Force, Department of Defense, or the United States government.

This report contains fictional representations of future situations/scenarios. Any similarities to real people or events, other than those specifically cited, are unintentional and are for purposes of illustration only.

This publication has been reviewed by security and policy review authorities, is unclassified, and is cleared for public release.

However, it fits neatly wit

10:57AM PST on Dec 21, 2013

@ Georgia D. & Ros G. , thanks for the good wishes for my holiday. I got a very good pic of chemtrails, about twenty paralel lines, equidistant (obviously, aprox) in the afternoon; this phenomena I have seen countless times before, in the UK where I hail from, but not in the afternoon. There is no scientific explanation for what would cause this, other than a deliberately planned pattern of chemtrail-spraying aircraft (can anyone come up with an alternative explanation?).
Patents for this spraying, as well as the various designs and chemical mixtures are available on the web (if you check out the previous sites I listed before my hols, you will find links to the patents).
'Weather as a Force Multiplier: Owning the Weather in 2025' is an official US requested study; they add a 'Disclaimer': ' 2025 is a study designed to comply with a directive from the chief of staff of the Air Force to examine the concepts, capabilities, and technologies the United States will require to remain the dominant air and space force in the future. Presented on 17 June 1996, this report was produced in the Department of Defense school environment of academic freedom and in the interest of advancing concepts related to national defense. The views expressed in this report are those of the authors and do not reflect the official policy or position of the United States Air Force, Department of Defense, or the United States government.
This report contains fictional representations of future sit

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