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1 February 2013

Greenland Ice Core May Rewrite Some Climate Books

The only warm place at NEEM was this dome. Everyone slept in tents heated to 28 degrees. The drilling was done in a trench that was covered by snow.

I spent two weeks in the Summer of 2010 at the top of the World. To be specific I was in the middle of theĀ GreenlandĀ Ice sheet at NEEM, about 650 miles from the North Pole, and while there I witnessed the recovery of the oldest core of ice ever recovered from Greenland. NEEM stand for North Greenland Eemian ice core. That ice core has now been analysed, and it had …

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