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Greenland Is Very Mad About the Toxic Waste the US Left Buried Under Its Ice

Climate change threatens to melt the ice and expose chemicals and radioactive material.
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Science Torpedoes Reveal How Greenland Is Melting From Below

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Warm, salty currents from the Atlantic Ocean are causing Greenland's ice sheets to melt from the bottom up. The post Science Torpedoes Reveal How Greenland Is Melting From Below appeared first on WIRED.

Melting Greenland ice threatens to expose Cold War waste

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A snow-covered former US army base in Greenland—dubbed "a city under ice"—could leak pollutants into the environment as the climate changes, raising difficult questions over who is responsible for a clean-up.

Melting ice sheet could expose frozen Cold War-era hazardous waste

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

TORONTO, Aug. 4, 2016 - Climate change is threatening to expose hazardous waste at an abandoned camp thought to be buried forever in the Greenland Ice Sheet, new research out of York University has found. Camp Century, a United Stat...

Melting Ice Will Release Toxic Waste From a Cold War-Era Test Site

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

During the Cold War, the US Army studied the feasibility of launching ballistic missiles from within Greenland’s ice sheet. When the project was done, engineers buried biological, chemical, and radioactive waste in the ice thinking ...

Melting ice sheet could expose frozen Cold War-era hazardous waste

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

Climate change is threatening to expose hazardous waste at an abandoned camp thought to be buried forever in the Greenland Ice Sheet, new research has found. Camp Century, a United States military base built within the Greenland ice...

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