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Opposition Wins Greenland Election After Running Against Rare Earths Mine

Opposition Wins Greenland Election After Running Against Rare Earths Mine

Opposition Wins Greenland Election After Running Against Rare Earths Mine Opposition Wins Greenland Election After Running Against Rare Earths Mine Greenland’s left-wing environmentalist party, Inuit Ataqatigiit, won a victory in national elections on Tuesday after campaigning against the development of a contentious rare earths mine partly backed by China. The party, which had been in the opposition, won 37 percent …

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Loss of Greenland Ice Sheet Reached a Record Last Year

Loss of Greenland Ice Sheet Reached a Record Last Year

Loss of Greenland Ice Sheet Reached a Record Last Year Loss of Greenland Ice Sheet Reached a Record Last Year In Greenland, ice loss results from runoff of surface meltwater and from discharge of ice from glaciers that serve as outlets for the ice sheet, connecting it to the ocean. Accumulation results from snowfall that, compressed over years, eventually becomes …

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Konrad Steffen, Who Sounded Alarm on Greenland Ice, Dies at 68

Konrad Steffen, Who Sounded Alarm on Greenland Ice, Dies at 68

Konrad Steffen, Who Sounded Alarm on Greenland Ice, Dies at 68 Konrad Steffen, Who Sounded Alarm on Greenland Ice, Dies at 68 Konrad Steffen, an Arctic scientist whose work showed that climate change is melting Greenland’s vast ice sheet with increasing speed, died on Saturday in an accident near a research station he created there 30 years ago. He was …

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U.S. Aid for Greenland Prompts Praise and Suspicion in Denmark

U.S. Aid for Greenland Prompts Praise and Suspicion in Denmark

U.S. Aid for Greenland Prompts Praise and Suspicion in Denmark U.S. Aid for Greenland Prompts Praise and Suspicion in Denmark COPENHAGEN — Denmark said no, emphatically, when President Trump expressed interest last year in purchasing Greenland. But that doesn’t mean the Danish government would rebuff a little American help for its semi-autonomous territory. The United States has agreed to provide …

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