Saturday, October 20, 2007
Year 2030: Karachi among future underwater cities
Here are excerpts from an article: "Rising seas threaten 21 mega-cities"
"They include Dhaka in Bangladesh; ... Karachi in Pakistan; ... and New York and Los Angeles in the United States, according to studies by the United Nations and others."
"More than one-tenth of the world's population, or 643 million people, live in low-lying areas at risk from climate change, say U.S. and European experts."
Read the full story here.
I urge everyone to watch "An Inconvenient Truth" (above picture from the documentary), which is by far the best documentary available today on global warming. Now I'm no fan of politicians, but Mr. Al Gore has delivered a truly eye opening presentation on the subject. It is not high on jargons and is mostly very easy to follow. Moreover, it sheds light on the authenticity and truthfulness of the notion "global warming is nothing but a scam". It disses by facts and figures the argument that it is a cyclical phenomenon and is the norm by proving whats happening now has not happened within the last 650,000 years. Lastly, it reveals some major secrets worth knowing.
It is a must watch for everyone, especially the citizens of the cities mentioned in the article above. you should all know what one degree temperature rise at the equator means at the north and south poles. I guarantee that you'll be amazed by the translation. I must say, after watching the documentary I think "The day after tomorrow" might not be that far.