Greenland's Ice Is Melting Four Times Faster Than In 2003 – And There's No Turning Back

"We are watching the ice sheet hit a tipping point."

Greenland’s ice is melting much faster than scientists previously thought – and it’s likely to lead to a faster sea level rise, according to a damning new study.

The country’s southeast and northwest regions, where large glaciers send chunks of ice into the Atlantic ocean, were previously the main concern for researchers.

However, a new study revealed that the largest sustained ice loss from early 2003 to mid-2013 came from Greenland’s southwest...
source: The Huffington Post

2019-01-22 09:32
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