- Created by: ncs1997
- Created on: 30-03-15 15:26
Antarctic temperatures have risen by an average of 2.5 degrees celcius in the past 50 years and more and more ice is melting into the sea. Many scientists believe this is a clear indication of global warming. The Antartic ice holds about 70% of the world's fresh water. As the ice melts, the volume of water in the seas increases, causing sea levels to rise. also, as the water gets warmer, it's volume will increase, resulting in an even bigger impact. Around 100 million people live less than 1 meter above the current sea level.
Rising tempereatures will affect weather and rainfall patterns. In some areas rainfall has increased, leading to floods, whilst in others it has…