Yes, Mother Gaia is under threat... From your icemaker.
Says who? Jeffery Kluger of Time magazine.
In an article sensationally entitled "How the Ice in Your Drink is Imperiling the Planet" Kluger does his level best to scare the bejezzus out of us all by giving the down and dirty on exactly how icemakers are attributing to the earth boiling over (or was it freezing over? I forget).