Sally Mauk talks with researcher Joel Harper about melting ice and rising seas…

joel harper    Representatives of over 200 countries are meeting in Doha, Qatar this week, to once again try to come up with an agreement that will meaningfully reduce carbon dioxide emissions and slow global warming. Meanwhile, scientists like University of Montana geosciences professor Joel Harper continue to research the effects of that warming. Harper has spent part of the last seven years camped out on the ice sheet of Greenland, studying how that sheet is melting. In tonight’s feature interview, Harper talks with News Director Sally Mauk about his research, and the potential implications for our planet…

 

 

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  1. Thank you Sally Mauk and Joel Harper for bringing a more complete view of melting ice and sea level rise to the public! Too often “melting” overshadows “calving,” and rarely is it mentioned that places are affected unequally (or explained why). We’ve been discussing these issues in an Earth & Oceanographic Science course, and it is immensely exciting to see that this information is being spread to people who may not have had the chance to take an earth systems science course about climate!

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