Monday, January 21, 2013

English major Chris Mooney: Can Greenland be "saved" from no longer being covered by ice over one mile thick?

Can Greenland Be Saved? | Facebook
The writing is on the wall—Greenland is melting, and faster than expected, due to climate change.
Box has traveled to Greenland [via planet-killing fossil fuels] 23 times, spending over a year on the ice there.
Greenland ice sheet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The thickness is generally more than 2 km
Digging Out Of The Ice In Greenland | Real Science
In 1988, some US planes from WWII were found buried under 260 feet of ice, which had accumulated over 46 years.
Followup question: What can we do to restore the mile-thick ice that covered Chicago?
When the glacier reached its southernmost limit about 20,000 years ago, the ice was a mile thick at Chicago

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