Please find enclosed the statement by the UN Secretary General:
18 November 2007
"If the West Antarctic Ice Sheet broke up, sea levels could rise by six meters. It may not happen for 100 years - or it could happen in 10. We simply do not know. But when it
happens, it could occur quickly, almost overnight. It sounds like the script of a disaster movie. But this is science, not science fiction."
Ban Ki Moon
Secretary General of the United Nations