Last year’s summer was so warm that it helped trigger the loss of 600bn tons of ice from Greenland

Last year’s summer was so warm that it helped trigger the loss of 600bn tons of ice from Greenland – enough to raise global sea levels by 2.2mm in just two months, new research has found. The analysis of satellite data has revealed the astounding loss of ice in just a few months of abnormally high temperatures around the northern pole. Last year was the hottest on record for the Arctic, with the annual minimum extent of sea ice in the region its second-lowest on record. Elsewhere, Donald Trump has crowned himself a “wartime president” fighting an invisible enemy, and … Continue reading Last year’s summer was so warm that it helped trigger the loss of 600bn tons of ice from Greenland

“Rowdy” teens boasted about snorting cocaine in a toilet and one was sick as they caused chaos on a rush-hour train, fellow passengers claim

“Rowdy” teens boasted about snorting cocaine in a toilet and one was sick as they caused chaos on a rush-hour train, fellow passengers claim. A witness says commuters were “disgusted” as the five boys intimidated other passengers on a service from Dublin’s Connolly station to Newry in Co Down, Northern Ireland, on Tuesday. “The Xinjiang issue fundamentally is not about human rights, ethnicity or religion but about antiterror and antiseparatism,” Ms Hua said, threatening unspecified retaliation if the US interfered. China has for decades been trying to suppress the Uighur separatist movement, some of whose members have committed attacks. According … Continue reading “Rowdy” teens boasted about snorting cocaine in a toilet and one was sick as they caused chaos on a rush-hour train, fellow passengers claim