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1930s photos show Greenland glaciers retreating faster than today

By Lewis Page

Posted in Science, 2nd June 2012 09:07 GMT

Recently unearthed photographs taken by Danish explorers in the 1930s show glaciers in Greenland retreating faster than they are today, according to researchers.

We’re not worried about rising sea levels. Well, we are in a seaplane.

The photos in question were taken by the […]

What Thawed the Last Ice Age?

The relatively pleasant global climate of the last 10,000 years is largely thanks to higher levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide

Roughly 20,000 years ago the great ice sheets that buried much of Asia, Europe and North America stopped their creeping advance. Within a few hundred years sea levels in some places had risen by as […]