Tag Archives: Greenland

Revisiting the Earth’s sea-level and energy budgets from 1961 to 2008


Key Points The sea level budget is closed from 1972 Oceans are continuing to warm and sea level to rise Aerosol loading has increased since 2000 Citation: Church, J. A., N. J. White, L. F. Konikow, C. M. Domingues, J. … Continue reading

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Globe and Mail Personal Attack by “Eyes Wide Open”


In commentary at the Globe and Mail to the article “Cheap and dirty: Where provinces diverge on energy crossroads“, user “Eyes Wide Open” states at 8:23 PM on September 12, 2011 You’ve gotta laugh! Here we have Alan Burke talking … Continue reading

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Research finds Greenland glacier melting faster than expected


A key glacier in Greenland is melting faster than previously expected, according to findings by a team of academics, including Dr Edward Hanna from University of Sheffield. Dr Hanna, from the University of Sheffield’s Department of Geography, was part of … Continue reading

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Two Greenland Glaciers Lose Enough Ice To Fill Lake Erie


COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new study aimed at refining the way scientists measure ice loss in Greenland is providing a “high-definition picture” of climate-caused changes on the island. And the picture isn’t pretty. In the last decade, two of the … Continue reading

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Study Sheds Light on How Heat is Transported to Greenland Glaciers


Warmer air is only part of the story when it comes to Greenland’s rapidly melting ice sheet. New research by scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) highlights the role ocean circulation plays in transporting heat to glaciers. Greenland’s ice … Continue reading

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Polar Ice Sheets Melting Faster Than Predicted


The thick glaciers covering Greenland and Antarctica are melting faster than scientists expected By Lauren Morello and ClimateWire   Ice loss from the massive ice sheets covering Greenland and Antarctica is accelerating, according to a new study. If the trend … Continue reading

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New melt record for Greenland ice sheet


2011-01-21 City College of New York CCNY’s Marco Tedesco says ‘exceptional’ season stretched up to 50 days longer than average New research shows that 2010 set new records for the melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet, expected to be a … Continue reading

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