January 27, 2011

Greenland Ice Sheet Safer Than Thought

Damian Carrington, Guardian


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The threat of the Greenland ice sheet slipping ever faster into the sea because of warmer summers has been ruled out by a scientific study.

Until now, it was thought that increased melting could lubricate the ice sheet, causing it to sink ever faster into the sea. The issue was a key unknown in the landmark 2007 report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Read Full Article ››


TAGGED: Global Warming, Sea Level Rise, Melting Glaciers, Ice, Greenland

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