Scientists: ‘We see ice sheets and glaciers disappear before our eyes’

If theres one area in the world, where you can see how climate change is going, its Greenland. The freezing island is changing rapidly due to global warming. According to scientists, its important to see whats happening in Greenland now. They think it says a lot about the future of our planet.

With a timelapse camera, the researchers track how much ice is melting. One of the researchers is Alexandra Messerli. Shes very worried about it.

The consequences of melting the ice sheet can be great for people around the world, say the scientists. A major climate summit will begin in Scotland next week. World leaders say they want to make new agreements there to combat climate change.