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Understanding the dynamics of the Greenland ice sheet

The release of the Fifth Assessment Report from the International Panel on Climate Change highlights the impacts which climate change is likely to have for many parts of the world. This comes after a number of recently published papers, which look at……

Even mild global warming could completely melt Greenland’s ice cap

The Greenland icesheet is more sensitive to global warming than thought, for just a relatively small — but very long term — temperature rise would melt it completely, according to a study published on Sunday. Previous research has suggested it would need warming of at least 3.1 degrees Celsius (5.6…