10 places to visit before they’re gone: A bucket list for a warming world


Grist

Summer is just around the corner and, after a winter like this one, it’s high time to start making those vacation plans. Of course, our buoyant spirits were somewhat dampened by the latest U.N. climate report. Spoiler alert, it wasn’t real good, well, unless you’re into horrific droughts, monster storms, heat waves, mass extinctions, failing crops, dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria, in which case, jackpot!

Ever the troopers, we here at Grist decided to not let the bad news harsh our fantastic inner mellow and instead to look at this as a crisitunity. Usually picking vacation spots is such a challenge, but by focusing on the best places that may not be places much longer in our warming world, we were able to shorten our list to the top ten do-it-now vacation destinations. So get ahold of your travel agent, load up the family…

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Antarctic Ice Melt Increasing Rising Sea Levels


The link below is to an article that looks at the rising threat of the Antarctic ice melt to sea levels around the world.

For more visit:
http://inhabitat.com/melting-east-antarctic-ice-sheet-could-raise-sea-levels-for-thousands-of-years/

Methane from Melting Arctic Permafrost Adds to Global Warming Crisis


The link below is to an article reporting on the rising global warming threat posed by melting permafrost.

For more visit:
http://inhabitat.com/methane-from-melting-arctic-permafrost-certain-to-trigger-additional-warming-new-study/