General items, plus news from the Barnet-Haringey-Enfield borderlands, including the proposed North London Waste Authority's incinerator-fuel plant, and Barnet Council's dustcart depot, at Pinkham Wood in Haringey.
Friday, 30 November 2012
BBC: "Sea-level rise from polar ice melt finally quantified"
Link to BBC web site
"Melting of polar ice sheets has added 11mm to global sea levels over the past two decades, according to the most definitive assessment so far.
"More than 20 polar research teams have combined forces to produce estimates of the state of the ice in Greenland and Antarctica in a paper in Science.
"Until now different measurement means have produced a wide range of estimates with large uncertainties."