CNN’s chief climate correspondent flew over 6,000 miles to report about climate change.
CNN correspondent Bill Weir reported from Argentina’s Tierra de Fuego, the southern tip, on Wednesday’s “CNN This Morning.” Weir blasted the shrinking Antarctica ice cap in his report.
“But while they’re here, we got this news from the National Snow and Ice Center Colorado that the South Pole is shrinking for the second consecutive year. Weir reported that the ice is receding. It is declining at a rapid pace that is worrying. To give you an idea of how it looked in 2000, Antarctica seemed to be growing at the same time as the Arctic shrinking. Scientists weren’t sure why.
“In 2014, there was 7 million square miles of sea ice around Antarctica. Now, less than a decade later, it’s under 700,000 square miles – so that’s a 90% drop,” he explained.
U201cAt 6,600 miles away, Bill Weir, CNN climate expert, explains that the faster we can get rid of fuels that burn, the better. This is the only — it’s the only way to go right now.”u201d
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