Four Years to Go: Arctic Sea Ice Collapse

Arctic waters will be completely ice free within four years, according to leading Arctic ice expert Professor Peter Wadhams of Cambridge University.

This "final collapse" of Arctic sea ice in summer months could occur by 2015, solidifying a "global disaster," which has arrived faster than previous predictions suggested.

Wadham has worked for years examining ice thickness data. "The main cause is simply global warming: as the climate has warmed there has been less ice growth during the winter and more ice melt during the summer," Wadham told the Guardian.

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