/ Dec 8, 2016

Greenland's ice-free past exposes sea level rise danger

The massive Greenland ice sheet has melted away at least once during the last 1.4 million years, according to a study published on Wednesday, raising fears that man-made climate change could provoke dangerous sea levels. Bedrock samples retrieved through more than three kilometers (two miles) ...

/ Dec 17, 2015

Faster retreat of Greenland's ice sheet observed

The Greenland ice sheet, a potentially massive contributor to land-encroaching sea level rise, lost mass twice as fast between 2003 and 2010 as during the 20th century, researchers said Wednesday. Greenland ice loss contributed to a global average sea level rise of 25 millimeters (about ...