The four-day hot spell was rare for France and the Netherlands, researchers say, but it used to be a lot rarer.
Henry FountainMy latest, on whether climate change affected last week's heat wave in Europe. But read the whole story (only 600 words!) for a bit of context on the Greenland situation that some people are hyperventilating about.
As the changing climate melts Greenland's ice sheet, the runoff is filling its fjords with immense amounts of sand. Will the world want to buy some?
Henry FountainThere's a crap-ton (as the young'uns would say) of sand pouring out of Greenland's ice sheet as warming melts it. @bcsolomon and I went to take a look, and put together this story about what it might mean.
Henry FountainSomehow today seems like a good day to repost this recent story of mine