Newly discovered Greenland (mantle) plume drives thermal activities in the Arctic

The research team discovered that the Greenland plume rose from the core-mantle boundary to the mantle transition zone beneath Greenland. The plume also has two branches in the lower mantle…

Greenland Ice Sheet Doomed… Again

Guest “geological perspective” by David Middleton CRYOSPHERE RESEARCH UPDATEUnprecedented ice loss is predicted for Greenland Ice Sheet30 Sep 2020 Over the next eighty years global warming is set to melt…

Guardian Scratching for Climate Tipping Points

According to The Guardian, the melting of Greenland, which could take centuries, could trigger several meters sea level rise and a cascade of other urgent tipping points. But rising sea…

Claim: Sea level rise from ice sheets track worst-case climate change scenario

Ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica whose melting rates are rapidly increasing have raised the global sea level by 1.8cm since the 1990s, and are matching the Intergovernmental Panel on…

Claim: Warming Greenland ice sheet passes point of no return

Nearly 40 years of satellite data from Greenland shows that glaciers on the island have shrunk so much that even if global warming were to stop today, the ice sheet…

Younger Dryas Impact Hypothesis Takes Another Hit

Guest “whatever” by David Middleton Texas cave sediment upends meteorite explanation for global cooling7 hours agoBaylor University Texas researchers from the University of Houston, Baylor University and Texas A&M University…

Why the recently discovered Hiawatha Crater in Greenland is not the Younger Dryas impact.

Guest “geology lesson” by David Middleton Fire from the SkyResearchers find evidence of a cosmic impact that caused destruction of one of the world’s earliest human settlementsBy Sonia FernandezFriday, March…

Deep Purple — future biological darkening of the Greenland Ice Sheet

Purple algae are making the western Greenland Ice Sheet melt faster, as the algae darken the ice surface and make it absorb more sunlight GFZ GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, Helmholtz Centre The…

Greenland ice melting four times faster than in 2003, study finds

Public Release: 21-Jan-2019 Southwest part of the island could be major contributor to sea level rise Ohio State University COLUMBUS, Ohio – Greenland is melting faster than scientists previously thought–and…

Melting ice sheets release tons of methane into the atmosphere, study finds

From EurekAlert! Public Release: 3-Jan-2019 Melting ice sheets release tons of methane into the atmosphere, study finds University of Bristol Melting ice sheet release tons of methane into the atmosphere,…