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Planet in Peril / Greenland / Global Warming #861417

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, May 22, 2007
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[Tonight, on "Larry King Live," former Vice President Al GORE - says the climate crisis is the most dangerous crisis civilization has faced.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A "Planet in Peril" segment on Greenland featured; scenes shown of the island's ice sheet that is melting due to global warming; details given about the potential for rising sea levels. [NASA Jet Propulsion Lab Eric RIGNOT†- offers perspective on the water loss; states global warming has to be taken seriously.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Greenland: Jeff Corwin) The situation in Greenland, the land of the midnight sun where the ice is melting, discussed; scenes shown from Ilulissat†; details given about the movement of the ice sheet as it melts.

Cooper, Anderson;
Corwin, Jeff

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