Greenland Is Melting Faster Than Ever

From LiveScience By Stephanie Pappas, Live Science Contributor | December 5, 2018 02:00pm ET Each summer, large rivers emerge on the surface of Greenland, swiftly sending meltwater from the ice sheet into the sea. Credit: Sarah Das/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Greenland is melting faster today than it has at any time in the last 350…

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Claim: atmosphere heats the oceans, melts Antarctic ice shelf

From Penn State Underlying ocean melts ice shelf, speeds up glacier movement Warm ocean water, not warm air, is melting the Pine Island Glacier’s floating ice shelf in Antarctica and may be the culprit for increased melting of other ice shelves, according to an international team of researchers. “We’ve been dumping heat into the atmosphere…