Well, there's what would normally be unsettling news:
An already relentless melting of the Arctic greatly accelerated this summer, a warning sign that some scientists worry could mean global warming has passed an ominous tipping point. One even speculated that summer sea ice would be gone in five years.
But, hey, no big deal ... Darcey thinks it's just a hoot:
This piece from AP's science writer Seth Borenstien gets my vote for 'scariest' global warming article of the year, he's real good: ...
Five more years eh? We'll revisit this one in 2012 but for now let's party like it's 2011.
Just when you think you've finally clarified the definition of the word "asshole," someone comes along and makes you revise it. I hate it when that happens.