Greenland’s melting glacier could seal the low-country’s fate

Image by Lauren Petracca

Charleston, South Carolina is more than 3,000 miles away from Greenland, but what’s happening in that icy wonderland will largely determine the old, low-lying city’s fate. Greenland’s rapidly melting ice is sending torrents into important ocean currents. In fact, so much is melting that it’s affecting the gravitational force that pull the ocean away from South Caroline’s coast. Two Post and Courier journalists traveled there to document the changes there and how they connect to South Carolina’s coast.