/ 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 ...

/ 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 ...

/ Jun 4, 2015

Secret of Greenland's vanishing lakes found

Scientists were baffled last year after meltwater lakes atop Greenland’s ice sheet suddenly drained out at rates rivaling Niagara Falls. Now a team of U.S. researchers says it has figured out the bizarre phenomenon and that could help them forecast global sea-level rise. Vertical ...