Saturday, January 20, 2024

The ice is melting.

From Citizens Climate Lobby:

A significant part of the Greenland ice sheet itself is thought by scientists to be close to a tipping point of irreversible melting.

Greenland losing 30 million metric tons of ice an hour, study reveals (from The Guardian)

The Greenland ice cap is losing an average of 30 million metric tons of ice an hour due to the climate crisis, a study has revealed, which is 20% more than was previously thought. A metric ton (2,204.6 pounds) is slightly larger than an American ton.

Some scientists are concerned that this additional source of freshwater pouring into the North Atlantic might mean a collapse of the ocean currents called the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (AMOC) is closer to being triggered, with severe consequences for humanity. READ MORE

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