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New study shows worrisome signs for Greenland ice

melting greenland ice sheet
In this July 19, 2011 photo, pools of melted ice form atop Jakobshavn Glacier, near the edge of the vast Greenland ice sheet. Photograph: Brennan Linsley/AP

Greenland ice is melting fast, and could potentially cause many meters of sea level rise

April 14, 2017 — As humans put more heat-trapping gases into the atmosphere, like carbon dioxide, ice around the planet melts. This melting can be a problem, particularly if the melting ice starts its life Continue reading New study shows worrisome signs for Greenland ice