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General News    H4'ed 9/7/20

Greenland ice sheet reached tipping point 20 years ago, new study finds

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NASA: First Map Of Thawed Areas Under Greenland Ice Sheet
NASA: First Map Of Thawed Areas Under Greenland Ice Sheet
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At the turn of the 21st century, unbeknownst to the world, the Greenland ice sheet likely entered a state of sustained mass loss that will persist for the foreseeable future, according to a new study. Though the finding has raised concern over the future of the ice sheet, scientists emphasize that reducing emissions remains critical.

The study, which looked at 40 years of satellite data, was released on August 13 in Communications Earth & Environment
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