The Washington Post
Quotes scientist Marco Tedesco.
“It’s finally a scientific manifestation of a lot of speculation that was happening on the web, and I’m glad that there is now this paper that can provide some substance,” said Marco Tedesco, a Greenland researcher at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University who was not involved in the study.
Tedesco agrees that while this study doesn’t itself prove it, in the future this could be bad news for the ice sheet.
“The effect of these fires could add to the overall contribution of black carbon,” he said. “And then of course in the future, if it becomes more frequent, then yes, it could start playing a major role.” view article