The ice cap wasn't looking so bad in 2003. NASA
...it has visibly shrunk in this picture from 2008. NASA
After 8 years of government by profiteering oil barons, we sure don't need John McCain, another guy who shows no sign of understanding the science of climate change. There is a reason that younger people are jumping into the political arena so heavily this year. When some of us older ones are dead, they and their kids will still be here. They want a planet they can live on.
Al Gore said it far better from the podium at the Democratic Convention tonight.
Learn more about the challenge at 350.org.
UPDATE: Here's a bit from Al Gore.
Full speech here.