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While Arctic village disappears, more fossil fuel is discovered (with video)
Aug 8th, 2013 by Warren Swil

Plentiful supplies pose

a thorny issue for

climate change debate

The Alaskan village of Kivalina which is rapidly sinking beneath the rising waters of the ocean. Click image to enlarge.

TWO RECENT STORIES from opposite sides of the Arctic circle demonstrate that climate change is not only happening right now with devastating effects, but that we – human beings – are making it worse, not better.
Last week, a BBC report from Alaska (virtually never mentioned in the U.S. media) had this alarming headline: The Alaskan village set to disappear under water in a decade
Correspondent Stephen Sackur reported:
“Four hundred indigenous Inuit people currently live in Kivalina’s collection of single-story cabins. Their livelihoods depend on hunting and fishing.”

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