Coal Soot Darkened, Melted Glaciers During Industrial Revolution Soot billowing across Western Europe during the Industrial Revolution may have caused the abrupt and unexpected retreat of European glaciers during a climatically cool period in the 19th century, new research suggests.
Sept. 3, 2013 - LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News
Achim Steiner in WRAL.com The report underlines that the fate of the world's snowy and icy places in a climatically challenged world should be cause for concern in every ministry, boardroom and living room across the world,Steiner said.
Pat Michaels in OhMyGov! Climatically, it means nothing,Patrick Michaels, a senior fellow in environmental studies at the libertarian Cato Institute, told USA Today. "If all the nations of the world lived up to the Kyoto Protocol the effect on global warming would...