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Climate change is having a profound effect in Greenland, where over the last several decades summers have become longer and the rate that glaciers and the Greenland ice cap are retreating has accelerated. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
Climate change is having a profound effect in Greenland, where over the last several decades summers have become longer and the rate that glaciers and the Greenland ice cap are retreating has accelerated. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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Greenland is in the middle of a heatwave and scientists expect the island to experience it's second largest ice melt since 1950.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Dr. Jason Box (@climate_ice), an ice climatologist at the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland in Copenhagen.

This segment aired on July 31, 2019.

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