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Greenland’s rapidly melting ice, warning of alarming sea level rise

Reimer Haven: Scientists warn that the Greenland ice sheet is experiencing its hottest temperatures on record and that if temperatures continue at this rate, global oceans could rise by 20 inches by 2100. will rise. From 2001 to 2011, Greenland’s temperature was 1.5 degrees Celsius warmer than it was in the 20th century. This decade was the warmest decade in the last thousand years. Experts from the Alfred Wagner Institute obtained this data by reconstructing the temperature of north-central Greenland from 1100 to 2011. Greenland has played a major role in raising the world’s sea levels over the past 30 years or so because of increased melting of the ice there.