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Study claims Greenland losing ice sheet ‘faster than ever recorded’ – But history & realty differ

Climate scientists have announced that Greenland melting is the fastest in 400 years, and accelerating.

SCIENCE: Greenland ice sheet melting faster than ever recorded — Thursday, March 29, 2018

This is quite amazing, considering Greenland gained ice last year.

Greenland Ice Sheet’s 2017 weigh-in suggests a small increase in ice mass | NOAA

Greenland’s Petermann Glacier has been growing ten feet per day for the last five years.

Greenland’s glaciers weren’t always growing though. Eighty years ago they were melting rapidly and facing catastrophic collapse.

17 Dec 1939, Page 15 – Harrisburg Sunday Courier at

According to climate experts, expanding ice is melting the fastest on record, and the melt is accelerating.