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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Widespread Greenland Melting To Become The Norm In Next Two Decades

By Michael D. Lemonick via Climate Central When 97 percent of Greenland’s ice experienced at least some melting in July 2012, scientists wondered if it was a one-time phenomenon. Now a new study in Geophysical Research Letters indicates it is a sign of things to come and by 2025, there is a 50-50 chance of it happening annually. Extent of surface melt over Greenland’s ice sheet on July 8, 2012 (l
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