October 19, 2021

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Konrad Steffen, renowned local weather scientist dies in Greenland accident

Konrad Steffen, renowned climate scientist dies in Greenland accident

Konrad Steffen, a environment-renowned local weather scientist, died  at the age of 68 on Saturday (Aug. 8) in an accident in Greenland.

Steffen, the Director of the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Analysis, investigated local climate alter for far more than  40 several years, concentrating on its impacts on the Arctic and Antarctic, in accordance to a assertion. His decades-extended investigation in Greenland, exclusively, confirmed that weather transform is causing Greenland’s ice sheet to soften with expanding speed, according to The New York Instances.