posted on Dec, 14 2009 @ 08:22 AM
Today a new report is released that the icecap on Greenland is melting faster than presumed according to the Arctiv Counsil
The Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme under the Arctic Council has issued a new
report synthesizing the latest scientific findings on the Greenland Ice Sheet, “The Greenland
Ice Sheet in a Changing Climate”.
The report is a preliminary product under the Arctic Council project “Climate Change and the
Cryosphere: Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic” (SWIPA) and has been produced
by some of the world’s leading experts. It synthesizes peer‐reviewed scientific material
available before the spring of 2009. It will be presented by the Arctic Council Chair, Danish
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Per Stig Møller, and the lead author, Professor Dorthe Dahl‐
Jensen, at the UNFCCC COP15 side‐event “Melting Snow and Ice, a Call for Action” on
December 14, 2009 at 13.00–15.00 hrs at the Bella Center.
Read the alarming report here in different languages: