Greenland is a vast island adorned in an ice sheet that’s three times the size of Texas, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC).
Although Greenland’s ice sheet has withstood the test of time over the last 2.7 million years, its increase in surface melt over the last few years is rapidly chipping away at the island’s 656,000 square mile blanket of ice.
What lies beneath the ice, and what lies in our future if these trends continue, is a future that is far from green (for us, at least).
Democratic Presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand reflected upon her previous conservative views during the CNN town hall on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, Lori Loughlin and 16 other parents were indicted over the college admissions scandal; scientists are revving to reveal the first real images of a black hole; and another bomb cycle is forecast to hit the central-northern United States.
The political climate grows more turbulent in the U.S. while President Donald Trump dodges allegations of his connection with the Russian President Vladimir Putin. Across the waters, the UK is just 3 months away from their separation with the European Union.
Meanwhile, an egg has taken Instagram by storm, the host of this year’s Grammy Awards has been announced, and wildlife officials in Oregon have begun killing Sea Lions.
As promised, the 21st day of the partial U.S. government shutdown calls for a three-week recap. The shutdown remains out of sight yet weighs heavy on our minds, with tensions continuing to rise on either side of the isle.
Going on to our third week of the government shutdown, President Donald Trump flails on television in an attempt to defend his wall along the border of the United States and Mexico. At least the IRS is adamant on distributing tax returns, regardless of the partial government shutdown! That’s something to look forward to… Right?