"Sea ice reflects about 50% of the solar radiation it receives back into space. By contrast, water reflects less than 10%. So if you replace ice with water, which is darker, much more solar heat will be absorbed by the ocean and the planet will heat up even more rapidly than it is doing at present." - Peter Wadhams Theguardian.com #climatechange #globalwarmingwww.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/21/arctic-will-be-ice-free-in-summer-next-year ... See MoreSee Less
‘Next year or the year after, the Arctic will be free of ice’
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When countries collaborate on managing shared waters, they unlock a wide range of benefits, including accelerated economic growth, improved human well-being, enhanced environmental sustainability and other surprising boosts - these topics will feature at the 2016 World Water Week, hosted in Stockholm, which starts 28 August: www.gcint.org/surprising-benefits-transboundary-cooperation/ Green Cross Sweden UNECE WWF UNEP ... See MoreSee Less
The Surprising Benefits of Transboundary Cooperation - Green Cross International
On Sunday, 28 August 2016, as ...