Friday, July 26, 2019

Europe's Record Heatwave Threatens Greenland Ice Sheet

The Greenland ice sheet (Photo: Credit: AP) Click to Enlarge.
The hot air that smashed European weather records this week looks set to move towards Greenland and could cause record melting of the world’s second largest ice sheet, the United Nations said on Friday.

Clare Nullis, spokeswoman for the U.N. World Meteorological Organization, said the hot air moving up from North Africa had not merely broken European temperature records on Thursday but surpassed them by 2, 3 or 4 degrees Celsius, which she described as “absolutely incredible”.

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