The Times Atlas of the World Controversy

Last week I wrote a post regarding the publication of the Times Atlas of the World. Since then, controversy has erupted over the amount of ice loss conveyed in Greenland. Glaciologists and climatologist around the world are are disputing the publisher’s claim that 15% of Greenland’s permanent ice cover has been lost since 1999. One hypothesis for the error is a misinterpretation of a contour lines on a 1999 map. Click here for more.

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