Is there anything we can do to stop Greenland from turning green?

https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24232282-800-is-there-anything-we-can-do-to-stop-greenland-from-turning-green/

The speed and scale of Arctic melting is shocking even hardened researchers – the need to act now has never been clearer, says our chief reporter Adam Vaughan



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1 May 2019

Arctic cartoon

IT’S not exactly a natural icebreaker, but Earth scientists are talking a lot about ice right now. I met quite a few of them at the European Geosciences Union general assembly in Vienna, Austria. One particularly eye-opening moment came when Harry Zekollari from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands showed me how his computer models indicate that half of Alpine glaciers are doomed by mid-century, whatever action we now take to curb carbon emissions.

If anything, the models seem a conservative representation of facts on the ground. A few days later, NASA was highlighting …