According to European researchers, the levels of carbon dioxide and methane, both greenhouse gasses, are higher in the ice of Antarctica than at any time in the past 650,000 years. The study, to be published in the journal Science, also suggests that sea levels are rising twice as fast as in previous centuries.

But our chief scientist W will probably say that the evidence of global warming is still inconclusive. Besides, he can’t possibly trust foreigners to come up with a study that can be politically manipulated.

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