National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration
United States Department of Commerce

Climate Change Is Not The Only Cause Of Greenland Ice Melt. Blame Sunnier Days.

Wed, 06/28/2017
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Greenland’s ice sheet is melting faster than expected, and this has been accelerating over the past two decades. It is now the biggest single contributor to global sea level rise, accounting for 25 percent of the total. But besides warming climes, there is another culprit for the melt: sunnier days in fair Greenland.