Are the ice caps really melting?

Answer On One Hand: Ice Caps Are MeltingAccording to the National Resources Defense Council, the ice cap in the North Pole has decreased in size by 20 percent since 1979. Environmental watchdog groups lik... Read More »

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Why are the arctic ice caps melting?

Due to global warming, the Arctic ice caps are melting, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). The burning of fossil fuels and other human activities lead to the emission of gre... Read More »

The Rate of the Ice Caps Melting?

Recent findings by a joint US/Dutch team from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Delft University of Technology and SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research have claimed that ice caps are melting ... Read More »

Are polar ice caps melting or getting thicker?

The polar ice caps are melting due to rising polar temperatures, which causes the ice to break apart and get thinner as it melts. Pictures taken by NASA satellites have shown that the permanent ice... Read More »

What Are the Dangers of Ice Caps Melting into the Waters?

Ice caps are dome-shaped glaciers covering an area of 19,300 square miles or less. Iceland, Norway and some islands in the Arctic contain ice caps. During the modern era, an increase in the average... Read More »