Monday, August 05, 2019

SEA LEVEL RISE - Summer's Heat Wave

"What this summer’s record-breaking heat means for global sea level rise" PBS NewsHour 8/2/2019


SUMMARY:  The scorching heat wave that stifled Europe recently is now moving north, but it continues to set alarming records.  Temperatures in Greenland are running 15 to 20 degrees Fahrenheit above average -- melting about 10 billion tons of ice into the ocean daily.  William Brangham talks to Ted Scambos of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences about the frightening phenomenon.

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