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2010 Spike in Greenland Ice Loss Lifted Bedrock

An unusually hot melting season in 2010 accelerated ice loss in southern Greenland by 100 billion tons, and large portions of the island’s bedrock rose an additional quarter of an inch in response.

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Waiting on climate is escapism: top UN scientist

Leaders who wait for further evidence about the perils of greenhouse gases are flirting with escapism, the head of the UN’s Nobel-winning climate scientists says.

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World must learn to manage the planet

The Rio+20 summit next year should focus on reshaping the world economy to better “manage the planet, a UN’s top environment official said at climate talks in Durban.

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Glaciers In Retreat

Climate change is causing many glaciers worldwide, to melt in increasingly unstable ways, and there are concerns about the long term viability of the ice in a warmer world.

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