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Greenland Melting Fastest Any Time in Last 12,000 Years

Edge of the Greenland’s ice sheet. Credit: Jason BrinerResearchers determined that Greenland is on track to lose more ice this century than during any of the previous 120 centuries. Christopher Intagliata reports.Greenland is the biggest island in the world. And the ice sheet that sits atop it is massive.  "The…
bubmag
October 4, 2020
Greenland

Greenland Is Melting at Some of the Fastest Rates in 12,000 Years

The vast Greenland ice sheet is melting at some of its fastest rates in the past 12,000 years. And it could quadruple over the next 80 years if greenhouse gas emissions don’t decline dramatically in the coming decades. Research published yesterday in the journal Nature warns that the ice sheet’s future losses depend…
bubmag
October 1, 2020
Greenland

Sea level: Greenland ice loss worst in 12,000 years

Sea level: Greenland ice loss worst in 12,000 years Ice loss from Greenland’s massive ice sheet will cause sea levels to rise more during the 21st century than they have during any 100-year period in the last 12,000 years, even if global warming is held in check, scientists said Wednesday.…
bubmag
October 1, 2020
Greenland

“Yet Another Wake-Up Call” – Greenland on Track to Lose Ice Faster Than in Any Century Over the Last 12,000 Years

Infographic describing the study’s findings. Credit: Bob Wilder / University at Buffalo The research places the ice sheet’s modern decline in historical context, providing a robust look at how this century’s losses could starkly outpace prior changes. If human societies don’t sharply curb emissions of greenhouse gases, Greenland’s rate of…
bubmag
September 30, 2020
Greenland

Gerard Butler-Led “Greenland” Set For Amazon

After multiple delays, the Gerard Butler-led “Greenland” is skipping a theatrical release and will be coming to Amazon Prime Video via PVOD – first to buy on October 13th and then rent from October 27th reports Den of Geek. The plan was to originally open the film theatrically last week,…
bubmag
September 30, 2020
Greenland

Hudson Resources completes restructuring, resumes Greenland mining

Hudson Resources Inc. has closed its debt restructuring transaction with its existing lenders, Cordiant Capital Inc. and its affiliates and Romeo Fund Flexi and its affiliates, after receiving shareholder approval and approval from the government of Greenland. Hudson had a 100% interest in a producing anorthosite industrial mineral mine is…
bubmag
September 28, 2020
Greenland

Coldest Northern Hemisphere temperature officially confirmed

The coldest temperature in the Northern Hemisphere was recorded in Greenland in 1991. That temperature, first documented by the UW–Madison Antarctic Meteorological Research Center, was just confirmed by the World Meteorological Organization. Credit: NASA Nearly 30 years after recording a temperature of minus 93.2 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 69.6 Celsius) in…
bubmag
September 25, 2020
Greenland

Warming shrinks Arctic Ocean ice to 2nd lowest on record

Seth Borenstein, Ap Science Writer Updated 4:21 pm CDT, Monday, September 21, 2020 FILE - Sea ice breaks apart as the Finnish icebreaker MSV Nordica traverses the Northwest Passage through the Victoria Strait in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in a Friday, July 21, 2017 file photo. The National Snow and Ice…
bubmag
September 21, 2020
Greenland

Dawn of the Heliocene

I was born on the summer solstice in an age without a name.My parents were born in a previous geological epoch. Six unknowing months before the start of the Great Depression, my father arrived. His given name was Richard, but as soon as his hair came in, he was Red.…
bubmag
September 16, 2020