Greenland Ice Mass melt is Accelerating

greenland ice melt

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 more

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


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 more

Arctic’s strongest sea ice breaks up for first time on record

missing sea ice off north greenland coast

The UK’s Guardian reports on something that has never been seen before this year. The sea ice north of Greenland normally does not break up even in the summer melt season. This year it has been different. They describe it as follows … This phenomenon – which has never been recorded before – has occurred … Read more

Ice and Fire: Wildfire in Greenland – #Climate

The news is that there is a wildfire raging in Greenland. This is not isolated, because as I was writing a few days ago, there have been wildfires raging right across the entire Northern Hemisphere in the US, Canada, Europe and Siberia, so the discovery that there is also one in Greenland is simply another … Read more

Greenland updates

The ice in Greenland is melting and that spells out trouble for humans. This is because there is enough ice in Greenland alone to raise sea level by roughly six meters. So how much is melting? If you surf on over to NOAA then you find that they clearly spell out how the melting trend is … Read more

NASA OMG (Oceans Melting Greenland) has some new data

Joshua Willis, an oceanographer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, came up the “OMG” acronym to describe the five-year mission to study the melting of Greenland by the surrounding oceans. It stands for “Oceans Melting Greenland”, and yes, least you doubt, it is quite real, OMG is their official mission acronym. It is not just descriptive, but also … Read more