Live

Watch CBS News

Greenland experiences severe ice melting

Nearly half of Greenland's ice sheet began melting this week after an unprecedented warm spell hit the Arctic region. Temperatures climbed more than 40 degrees above average, causing an estimated 2 billion tons of ice loss. Ted Scambos, senior research scientist at the University of Colorado at Boulder's Earth Science Observation Center, joined CBSN to discuss.
View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.