Greenland ice sheet loses 11 billion tons of ice in single day and record high temperatures are to blame – New York Daily News

If you aren’t worried that Greenland may soon look a lot greener, you should be.

The melt season generally starts in late May and lasts until the end of August, but in 2019, the season started at the beginning of May. Ruth Mottram, of the Danish Meteorological Institute, attributes the sheet melting “persistently” the last four months to record high temperatures, according to CNN.

Source: Greenland ice sheet loses 11 billion tons of ice in single day and record high temperatures are to blame – New York Daily News

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