Pools of Water Atop Sea Ice in the Arctic May Lead it to Melt Away Sooner Than Expected

Source: Inside Climate News

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Arctic sea ice could disappear as soon as 2035, a new study warns, as mounting levels of atmospheric greenhouse gases punch holes in the ice, leading it to crumble at a rapidly increasing rate. Researchers blame melt ponds, which they found are forming earlier in the year and persisting longer than usual.

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