Originally Posted by Wiffles
According to some scientists, the supposed ice age will start once the ocean's salinity reaches a certain level. With the oceans warming, and ice caps melting. The salinity levels of the ocean drops, this alters our oceans dramatically, and changes the cyclical currents already at play. Creating new weather patterns and ultimately, another ice age.
Timescales are still big, from hundreds to thousands of years. But geologically speaking, rapid.
Now this I did not know! Wish I had pay more attention in school to these things, rather than reading british novels.