Low, thin clouds triggered record melting of Greenland

Clouds may change our understanding of global warming.

Low, thin clouds triggered record melting of Greenland

Science Recorder | Mark Petillo | Wednesday, April 03, 2013

A new study finds the largest ice melt in Greenland – a country covered by a large ice sheet – that took place in summer 2012 may have been due to low, thin clouds. The ice melt, which has captured the attention of climate scientists since 1979, is so extreme that records suggest melt rate is nearly unprecedented... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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