A Dusty Greenland Is Speeding Up Glacial Melt

ThinkProgress: Greenland provides one of the best real-time visuals of climate change - cleaving glaciers the size of buildings cascading into the ocean as one long, slow river of ice returning to the sea. A new study shows that a layer of dust covering much of Greenland`s ice sheet could be speeding up this process. A paper published in the journal Nature Geoscience suggests that dust particles embedded in Greenland`s massive ice sheet are gathering more heat than the otherwise white, reflective surface would......

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