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Posted Mon Oct 6 2008: from Associated Press:
Fresh global warming fears as glaciers melt at alarming rate
The latest report from the Icelandic government's Committee on Climate Change has warned that the country's glaciers will have all but disappeared by the next century, contributing to the threat of sea level rises, a British broadcaster has reported. Europe's largest glacier, Iceland's Vatnajokull, is melting because of rising temperatures and reduced snow fall, Sky News said... And for some, like farmer Olafur Eggertsson, the warmer temperatures in Iceland have lengthened his growing season, meaning higher profits for his produce. He has even been able to grow Iceland's first crop of wheat, Sky reported.
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