2016-12-30. With enough evidence, even skepticism will thaw.

posted Jan 4, 2017, 1:25 PM by Alan Gould

By Washington Post. For GSS Climate Change chapter 7. Excerpt: Video & article about studies of Petermann Ice Shelf in Greenland.  ...Andreas Muenchow had his doubts about whether warming temperatures were causing one of the world’s great platforms of ice to melt and fall apart. He even stood before Congress in 2010 and balked on whether climate change might have caused a mammoth chunk of ice, four times the size of Manhattan, to break off from this floating, 300-square-mile shelf. The University of Delaware oceanographer said he wasn’t sure. He needed more evidence. ...But then the Petermann Ice Shelf lost another two Manhattans of ice in 2012, and Muenchow decided to see for himself, launching a project to study the ice shelf intensively....  http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/business/2016/12/30/with-enough-evidence-even-skepticism-will-thaw/


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