Global Meltdown: Scientists Isolate Areas Most at Risk of Climate Change

In a new comprehensive study, a team of scientists identified the nine areas that are in gravest danger of passing critical thresholds or "tipping points", beyond which they will not recover.  Those areas include the Greenland icesheet, the Arctic sea ice, the Amazon rainforest and the Boreal forests of the north. Read the entire story here.

Published: February 11, 2008