Heat wave over Greenland causing massive ice melt

Heat wave over Greenland causing massive ice melt

The heat wave that smashed high temperature records in five European countries a week ago is now over Greenland, accelerating the melting of the island’s ice sheet and causing massive ice loss in the Arctic. Greenland, the world’s largest island, is a semi-autonomous Danish territory between the Atlantic and Arctic oceans that has 82 per […]

Europe's record heat wave moves toward Greenland, threatening world's 2nd largest ice sheet

Europe's record heat wave moves toward Greenland, threatening world's 2nd largest ice sheet

The hot air that smashed European weather records this week looks set to move toward Greenland and could take the world’s second largest ice sheet close to or below record low ice levels set in 2012, the United Nations said on Friday. Clare Nullis, spokesperson for the UN World Meteorological Organization, said the hot air moving up from North […]