Reflectivity in Greenland Ice Sheet Declining; Melting Speeding

Mitt Romney will not believe this, so it would be a good thing — if you believe it– that he not be elected President.

 

… new findings show that the reflectivity of the Greenland ice sheet, particularly the high-elevation areas where snow typically accumulates year-round, have reached a record low since records began in 2000. This indicates that the ice sheet is absorbing more energy than normal, potentially leading to another record melt year — just two years after the 2010 record melt season.

“In this condition, the ice sheet will continue to absorb more solar energy in a self-reinforcing feedback loop that amplifies the effect of warming,”

Greenland Ice at Tipping Point

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