China CO2 Emissions Cost 1 Belgium of Sea Ice

According to an article from the World Economic Forum the sea ice in the Arctic is disappearing, and there is a strong correlation with CO2 (carbon dioxide) emissions. For every metric ton of CO2 we add to the atmosphere, we lose another three square meters of sea ice.

The article states that China’s emissions in 2017 were “10.0 Gt CO2 = 30,000 km2 sea ice loss (more than 10 times the size of Hong Kong or approximately the size of Belgium) “