Saturday, January 23, 2010
Global warming is real, and we should be worried
January 22, 2010 - Our Cascade Range was the "nursery" for Seattle-based explorer, author and photographer James Martin, the Canadian Rockies' Athabasca Glacier was where he learned to ice climb, and South Georgia Island near Antarctica is his favorite of all places.
But Martin, author of "Planet Ice", has also learned that ice is the key to life for polar bears in the Arctic, farmers near the Equator in Peru, and even the globe's most populous nation.
"The northern part of Tibet is called the water tower of China, and it is going dry," Martin told an audience at The Mountaineers on Thursday night. More >>>