Greenland’s ice sheet melted more in 2019 than during any other year on record

Melting from Greenland’s ice sheet broke records last year — losing a total of 532 gigatonnes of mass overall, analysis of satellite data has revealed. Experts led from Germany found that the ice loss in 2019 was 15 per cent higher than the previous worst year on record — which was 2012. However, they also … Read more

Global warming: Greenland’s glaciers are already past the ‘point of no return’

Greenland’s glaciers have already passed the ‘point of no return’ beyond which the ice would continue to melt away even if global warming stopped, a study has found. Experts from the US used nearly 40 years of satellite data to measure the annual rate of ice loss and snow accumulation on 200 large glaciers around … Read more