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Greenland Ice Sheet on Course to Lose Ice at Fastest Rate in 12,000 Years, Study Finds

September 30, 2020 By Andrew Freedman and Brady Dennis
The Washington Post
The Greenland ice sheet is on track to lose mass at about four times the fastest rate observed over the past 12,000 years. At its current trajectory, such melting would dump huge quantities of freshwater into the sea, raising global sea levels and disrupting ocean currents, scientists concluded in new research Wednesday.