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   on THE LAND as well as THE SEA to dump the excess

  water which has resulted  as a consequence of the on

  land glacier ice melting from Greenland to Antarctica,

  as a direct result of our Lords & Masters  inaction to

  implement that which has been so urgently required

  following Severin Suzuki's 1992 UN's Earth Summit

  address in Rio de Janeiro.

  Greenland ice sheet on brink of major tipping point,

   says study. Scientists say ice equivalent to 1-2 metres of sea level rise

   [IS] very probably already doomed to melt

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Comment by Michael Grove on August 7, 2021 at 11:49

Rising temperatures caused by the climate crisis have already seen trillions of tonnes of Greenland’s ice pour into the ocean. Melting its ice sheet completely would eventually raise global sea level by 7 metres.

The new analysis detected the warning signals of a tipping point in a 140-year record of ice-sheet height and melting rates in the Jakobshavn basin, one of the five biggest basins in Greenland and the fastest-melting. The prime suspect for a surge in melting is a vicious circle in which melting reduces the height of the ice sheet, exposing it to the warmer air found at lower altitudes, which causes further melting.

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