Should we be worried about Greenland?

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Reports of dramatic melt events in Greenland provoke different reactions. Some, (thankfully only a small number), sit back and observe, “It is summer, this is what happens in the summer“. Others respond more dramatically. During the last Democratic debate, long-shot candidate Andrew Yang urged people to move away from the coast because we are already … Read moreShould we be worried about Greenland?

Greenland Melt event in July 2019

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The rather “shocking” fact is that in summer ice in Greenland is melting. OK, I put air quotes around the word “shocking” to suggest that this is what happens in summer and to hint that we should not be shocked. However, what is currently happening is actually truly shocking the subject matter experts, and so … Read moreGreenland Melt event in July 2019

Greenland Ice Mass melt is Accelerating

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Shocking new insights reveals that the Greenland ice mass is rapidly melting. The rate of now four times faster than it was in 2003. This will lead to a faster sea level rise. Let’s jump into the actual study and see what it actually tells us. New Study: Accelerating changes in ice mass within Greenland, … Read moreGreenland Ice Mass melt is Accelerating

Melting of Greenland ice is ‘off the charts,’ study shows

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A new study that has just been published in Nature reveals that something dramatic is happening in Greenland. The title of the study is “Nonlinear rise in Greenland runoff in response to post-industrial Arctic warming“. When you are talking about a measurement of meltwater from a body of ice that by itself contains enough water … Read moreMelting of Greenland ice is ‘off the charts,’ study shows