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Greenland melting due equally to global warming, natural variations

May 7, 2014

Greenland ice canyon filled with melt water Up to half of the recent warming in Greenland and neighboring parts of the Canadian Arctic may be due to climate variations that originate in the tropical Pacific Ocean and are not connected with the overall warming of the planet. The other portion is likely due to global warming. Full Story

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