A chunk of ice the size of the Isle of Man has started to break away from Antarctica in what scientists say is further evidence of a warming climate. Satellite images suggest that part of the ice shelf is disintegrating, and will soon crumble away.
The Wilkins Ice Shelf has been stable for most of the last century, but began retreating in the 1990s. Six ice shelves in the same part of the continent have already been lost, says the British Antarctic Survey (BAS). Professor David Vaughan of BAS said: "Wilkins is the largest ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula yet to be threatened.
1. Let's just try to present the science, not the entrenched positions
2. Let's not ignore the otehr side but try to explain their point away somehow.
3. Let's have some genuine debate on this - where one commnet follows on from the other.
4. Let's steer clear of ad hominem and attack positions with stats.
I genuinely want to know the truth on this matter.