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A listing of news articles referencing Dark Snow Project, Jason Box, and the study of Greenland’s glaciers.

  1. Inside Climate News, What Is Eating Away at the Greenland Ice Sheet?, April 19, 2018
  2. IFLScience, Mystery Of Greenland Ice Sheet’s Ominous “Dark Zone” Solved Using Drones, April 12, 2018
  3. Daily Mail ‘Dark Snow’ project captures dark ice phenomenon in Greenland, April 11, 2018
  4. Live Science, Greenland Has a Mysterious ‘Dark Zone’ — And It’s Getting Even Darker, April 11, 2018
  5. Drone Below, Drone Used to Monitor Dark Zone of Greenland Ice Sheet, April 11 2018
  6. Phys.Org, Algae, impurities darken the Greenland ice sheet and increase melting, April 6 2018
  7. Science Daily, Algae, impurities darken Greenland ice sheet and intensify melting, April 4 2018
  8. Deutsche Welle, Greenland: Land of ice on fire, August 17, 2017
  9. Arctic Deeply Scientists Harness Wind to Study Greenland Ice Sheet July 13, 2017
  10. Business Monkey Wind sled completed its 2017 expedition in Greenland July 3, 2017
  11. MTV News Black carbon varies, but stubbornly persists, in snow and ice around the world July 1, 2017
  12. Pys.org Black carbon varies, but stubbornly persists, in snow and ice around the world July 1, 2017
  13. University of Colorado (news release) Black carbon persists in snow and ice around the world July 1, 2017
  14. Real news Network Estimates of Sea Level Rise by 2100 Have Tripled in the Past Few Years June 26, 2017
  15. New York Times Global Warming Cited as Wildfires Increase in Fragile Boreal Forest May 10, 2016
  16. Minnesota Public Radio Canadian wildfire soot may accelerate Greenland ice melt, May 18, 2016
  17. Democracy Now! Voluntary Pledges Aren’t Enough: Glaciologist Says Nonbinding Emission Reductions Won’t Cut It December 11, 2015
  18. Slate Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Is Coming to America January 13, 2015
  19. Skeptical Science Crowdfunding Support for Science: The Dark Snow Project March 17, 2015
  20. Mother Jones These Stunning Photos of Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You Sep 19, 2014
  21. Slate Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You Sep 17, 2014
  22. Sierra Rise – Sierra Club – Stories to save the planet The Dark Snow Project July 24, 2014
  23. The Guardian The Dark Snow team investigates the source of soot that’s accelerating Greenland ice melt July 24, 2014
  24. The Weather Network, Scott Sutherland Drone’s-eye view reveals just how polluted and soot-covered Greenland’s glaciers have become July 14, 2014
  25. Real Time with Bill Maher News Makers interview segment and HBO link including backstage interview ews Makers interview segment, 7 min July 11, 2014
  26. Mother Jones Dark Snow Is Accelerating Glacier Melting From the Arctic to the Himalayas July 7, 2014
  27. The Guardian Dark snow: from the Arctic to the Himalayas, the phenomenon that is accelerating glacier melting July 6, 2014
  28. Weather Underground, Jeff Masters
    The Heat is on in Greenland: Support the Dark Snow Project

    June 25th, 2014
  29. Scientific American
    Wind-Blown Dust Darkens Greenland, Speeding Meltdown

    June 11th, 2014
  30. Science
    Greenland Is Getting Darker

    June 8th, 2014
  31. PBS Nova
    Greenland’s Disappearing Glaciers—A Tale of Fire and Ice

    May 19th, 2014
  32. NBC TV special with Ann Curry
    Our Year of Extremes

    April 7th, 2014
  33. Boulder Weekly
    A Darker Shade of Snow: Boulder Weekly cover story

    January 9th, 2014
  34. Tree Hugger
    How punk rock science explains glacier melt

    July 26th, 2013
  35. Rolling Stone
    Greenland’s Melting Ice Sheets: Climate Change’s Disastrous Effects

    July 26th, 2013
  36. Ensia
    BLACK CARBON: GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY?

    July 15th, 2013
  37. Take Part
    What the Ice Is Telling Us

    June 13th, 2013
  38. The Guardian
    Why Greenland’s darkening ice has become a hot topic in climate science

    June 12th, 2013
  39. Take Part
    Can the First Crowdfunded Science Expedition Save Greenland’s Ice?

    June 6th, 2013
  40. Great Lakes Echo
    Michigan videographer tackles Greenland snow melt

    May 15th, 2013
  41. Climate Progress
    Help Crowdfund The Dark Snow Project Research Trip To Greenland, As McKibben And Sinclair Join Jason Box

    May 14th, 2013
  42. Midland Daily News
    Sinclair to be part of Dark Snow Project

    February 8th, 2013
  43. Outside
    Dark Snow Project’s Crowdfunded Climate Science Experiment

    March 11th, 2013
  44. Mother Jones
    Humans Have Already Set in Motion 69 Feet of Sea Level Rise

    January 31st, 2013
  45. BBC Radio 5
    Greenland’s Ice

    January 31st, 2013
  46. Climate Desk
    Humans Have Already Set in Motion 69 Feet of Sea Level Rise

    January 31st, 2013
  47. PBS NEWSHOUR
    Scientist Seeks Connection Between Fire and Ice in Greenland

    January 30th, 2013
  48. Arctic Sea Ice Blog
    Dark Snow Project

    January 27th, 2013
  49. Mother Jones
    Why Greenland’s Melting Could Be the Biggest Climate Disaster of All

    January 24th, 2013
  50. Climate Denial Crock of the Week
    Dark Snow Project Brings People Power to Climate Science

    January 24th, 2013
  51. Guardian.uk
    ‘Dark snow’ project turns to crowdfunding for Greenland expedition

    January 17th, 2013
  52. Skeptical Science
    Dark Matter for Greenland Melting

    January 7th, 2013
  53. Slate Magazine
    Ice Swirls off the Coast of Greenland… For Now

    January 7th, 2013
  54. Information.dk
    Climate Change and the vicious circle of ice can be even meaner

    December 16th, 2012
  55. Science 2.0
    The Little-Discussed Impact Of Wildfires In Greenland Snowpack Melting

    December 10th, 2012
  56. Anchorage Daily News
    Soot from jets, tundra fires implicated in Arctic ice melt

    December 10th, 2012
  57. Scientific American
    Arctic Wildfire Soot Darkening Greenland Ice Sheet

    December 7th, 2012
  58. Discovery News
    Soot Speeding Greenland’s Ice Melt

    December 6th, 2012
  59. NBC News
    Arctic wildfire soot darkening Greenland ice sheet

    December 7th, 2012
  60. The Guardian
    Smoke from Arctic wildfires may have caused Greenland’s record thaw

    December 7th, 2012
  61. Grist
    Greenland’s ‘extraordinary’ summer ice melt may have been caused by tundra fires

    December 7th, 2012
  62. Climate Central
    Arctic Wildfires Speed Melting of Greenland Ice: Study

    December 7th, 2012
  63. Science Daily
    Fire and Ice: Wildfires Darkening Greenland Snowpack, Increasing Melting

    December 5th, 2012
  64. Slate
    Scientists Ask Blunt Question on Everyone’s Mind

    December 5th, 2012
  65. Huffington Post
    Arctic Wildfires Speed Up Greenland Ice Melt, Study Says

    December 7th, 2012
  66. Business Insider
    Satellite Observations Suggest A New Cause Of Greenland’s Freakish Melting This Summer

    December 7th, 2012
  67. PHYS ORG
    Fire and ice: Wildfires darkening Greenland snowpack, increasing melting

    December 5th, 2012