Science and Technology : Greenland is now melting at a potentially catastrophic pace

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    Greenland is now melting at a potentially catastrophic pace


    The Greenland ice sheet is the second-largest single piece of ice on the planet (second only to the one in Antarctica). Nearly two miles thick in places, it contains some 684,000 cubic miles of ice. And because that is all above sea level — as opposed to floating, like the northern ice cap — if all of the Greenland sheet were to melt, it would raise the world sea level about 20 feet ...


    http://theweek.com/articles/618147/greenland-now-melting-potentially-catastrophic-pace

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