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Greenland ice loss more 'local' than thought, climate study says
When it comes to melting ice on Greenland, climate change experts got everything right but the present.(12/18/2014 7:03:33 PM)
Greenland's Ice-Melt Models May Be Too Sunny
The vast ice sheet covering Greenland could melt more quickly in the future than existing models predict, new research suggests. Scientists looked at satellite data collected by NASA's ICESat spacecraft and Operation IceBridge and plotted the elevation of 100,000 sites on Greenland from 1993 to 2012.(12/16/2014 5:30:38 PM)
Greenland ice loss may be worse than predicted
A warming planet may lead to swifter ice loss on Greenland's ice sheet, and faster sea level rise for the rest of the world than previously predicted, scientists said Monday. Two separate international studies raised concern about the pace of ice melt on the world's second largest ice sheet after Antarctica, and suggested that scientists may have underestimated the variable behavior of Greenland ...(12/15/2014 3:25:50 PM)
Greenland Group starts NY housing project
Chinese property developer Greenland Holding Group has broken ground for an affordable housing project in downtown Brooklyn with its US partner Forest City Ratner Companies.(12/18/2014 9:32:09 PM)
Greenland upbeat on Iskandar ventures
JOHOR BARU: Despite the fear of a property glut, especially of condominium units in Iskandar Malaysia, Shanghai-based property giant Greenland Holdings Group remains confident of its two ventures in the economic region.(12/21/2014 10:38:43 AM)
Wonkblog: Scientists are worried Greenland might melt even faster than expected
New studies outline alarming new findings about the stability of the Greenland ice sheet.(12/15/2014 4:13:15 PM)
Denmark claims North Pole via Greenland ridge link
Scientific data shows Greenland's continental shelf is connected to a ridge beneath the Arctic Ocean, giving Danes a claim to the North Pole and any potential energy resources beneath it, Denmark's foreign ...(12/15/2014 8:28:11 AM)
Migrating 'supraglacial' lakes could trigger future Greenland ice loss
Supraglacial lakes on the Greenland ice sheet can be seen as dark blue specks in the center and to the right of this satellite image. Image courtesy USGS and NASA Landsat.(12/19/2014 6:01:34 AM)
Scientist freaks out over rare Greenland shark caught on camera
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A National Geographic mechanical engineer was rewarded for his dedication when, after sitting through three hours of largely uneventful deep-sea video footage, he caught a brief glimpse of a rare Greenland shark swimming in a region where the species had never been seen before. The engineer, Alan Turchik, was working as part of a 2013 project ...(12/19/2014 1:24:58 PM)
Greenland's top party shuns opposition, forms coalition
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Greenland's top political party, which narrowly won a parliamentary election last Friday, has formed a coalition government with two junior parties shunning the main opposition with whom it had talks about sharing power. The nation of 56,000 people voted last Friday in a snap election called after an expenses scandal involving the former prime minister Aleqa Hammond, from ...(12/4/2014 7:13:09 PM)
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