Nature Communications published these findings on November 1, 2021. ADVERTISEMENT The team discovered that Greenland’s melting ice increased by 21% throughout the past forty years.
Additionally, they found that the meltwater runoff behaves 60% more erratically from one summer to the next. The scientists say this variability results from widespread fluctuations in atmospheric circulation due to global warming.Lead author Dr.
Thomas Slater, a Research Fellow in the Centre for Polar Observation and Modeling at the University of Leeds, said the following:“As we’ve seen with other parts of the world, Greenland is also vulnerable to an increase in extreme weather events.