No, it wasn't on Treehugger -- it was on the pages of the "Wall Street Journal." Recent reports show that Arctic sea ice has melted more than ever before, with estimates that the Arctic could be ice-free in the summer months by as early as 2020.
We count on the Arctic ice cap to help regulate our global climate, as it reflects light and helps keep the ocean from overheating. This Arctic thaw is also contributing to rising ocean temperatures, and accelerating global warming. To make matters worse, the Greenland ice shelf is melting at increasing and alarming rates, causing sea levels to rise. You can learn more in "Sea Level Rise: It's Real and NoJoke" and get the facts about the Arctic thaw.
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