Tuesday July 30 was a particularly bad melt day in Greenland, which can be seen at some of the charts at this link:
This article sums up some of the issues pretty well:
*"....In the 1980s, wintertime snows in Greenland roughly balanced summertime melt from the ice sheet, and the conventional wisdom among scientists was that it might take thousands of years for the ice to completely melt under pressure from global warming.
"That’s all changed now.
"With a decade or two of hindsight, scientists now believe Greenland passed an important tipping point around 2003, and since then its melt rate has more than quadrupled...."*
JULY 31, 2019 3:14PM ET
Greenland Is Melting Away Before Our Eyes
“I have my fingers crossed for it not being washed away”