Greenland’s ice melt is in ‘Overdrive’, with no sign of slowing


The ice sheet is adding more to sea level rise than any time in the last three and a half centuries, new research suggests. Could it be nearing a tipping point?

Beyond 2100, recent research suggests that at least 30 feet of sea level rise have already been locked into the system, said Greenland ice researcher Jason Box, who was not involved in the new study.

“The point and benefit of mitigation (carbon drawdown) is it will buy us time to prepare for that sea level rise and save lives,” Box said.

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