UN Chief Address to Nordic Council on COVID-19 (27 October 2020)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “UN Chief Address to Nordic Council on COVID-19 (27 October 2020)” – below is their description. Remarks by H.E. Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, at the meeting with Nordic Council on COVID-19. Speaking at the virtual meeting of the Nordic Council, the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said, … Read more UN Chief Address to Nordic Council on COVID-19 (27 October 2020)

Warmth splinters massive piece of ice away from the Arctic’s largest remaining ice shelf

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Warmth splinters massive piece of ice away from the Arctic’s largest remaining ice shelf” – below is their description. A huge chunk of ice has broken off the Arctic’s largest remaining ice shelf in northeast Greenland. The Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS) said on … Read more Warmth splinters massive piece of ice away from the Arctic’s largest remaining ice shelf

Greenland’s Ice Cap is Breaking Off For the Second Year in a Row

Bloomberg QuickTake News published this video item, entitled “Greenland’s Ice Cap is Breaking Off For the Second Year in a Row” – below is their description. The Northeast Greenland Ice Stream has lost more than 19 square miles (50 square kilometers) for the second year in a row, the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland … Read more Greenland’s Ice Cap is Breaking Off For the Second Year in a Row

Arctic sea ice hits new low making the future of the Arctic unpredictable

Reuters published this video item, entitled “Arctic sea ice hits new low making the future of the Arctic unpredictable” – below is their description. Scientists said the vast and ancient ice sheet sitting atop Greenland shed a 113 square kilometer (approx. 44 square miles) chunk of ice last month. The slushy layer opens a host … Read more Arctic sea ice hits new low making the future of the Arctic unpredictable

Earth has lost 28 trillion tonnes of ice in less than 30 years

Scientists say 28 trillion tonnes of ice has disappeared from earth’s surface in the last 30 years. Greenland lost a record amount of ice that equated to six Olympic-sized swimming pools each second in 2019. That’s according to a new study which found Greenland lost 532-gigatonnes of ice, breaking the previous record set in 2012 … Read more Earth has lost 28 trillion tonnes of ice in less than 30 years

Greenland’s residents grapple with global warming

Some of the immediate effects of #climate change have been a double-edged sword for people living in a tiny #Greenland town nestled between icy peaks and lapped in frozen ocean waters. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is … Read more Greenland’s residents grapple with global warming

While Death Valley soars, Greenland’s glaciers pass point of no return

Greenland’s glaciers have passed a tipping point, researchers at Ohio State University say, where the snowfall that replenishes the ice sheet each year cannot keep up with the ice flowing into the ocean from glaciers. UN researchers now say sea levels could rise by 60 centimetres by the end of the century. Elsewhere, the effect … Read more While Death Valley soars, Greenland’s glaciers pass point of no return

Climate change: Greenland’s ice sheet has melted past the point of no return

Greenland’s ice sheet may have shrunk past the point of return, with the ice likely to melt away no matter how quickly the world reduces climate-warming emissions, new research suggests. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube … Read more Climate change: Greenland’s ice sheet has melted past the point of no return

Why Trump can’t let Greenland go

Last year, President Trump reportedly floated the idea of buying Greenland from Denmark, even after he was told it was not for sale. This summer on a trip to Denmark, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was asked again about the President’s interest in buying Greenland — and Pompeo did not shut it down. Chris Cillizza … Read more Why Trump can’t let Greenland go

Pompeo Addresses Closure of China’s Houston Consulate

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday spoke of the “long challenge of the Chinese Communist Party stealing intellectual property,” which he said had cost Europeans and Americans hundreds of thousands of jobs. On an official visit to Copenhagen, Pompeo said the Trump administration was taking action to halt long-running intellectual property theft, noting … Read more Pompeo Addresses Closure of China’s Houston Consulate

Why has Greenland caught Donald Trump’s eye? | ITV News

In 2019, Donald Trump took the world by surprise when he suggested that America might want to buy Greenland from Denmark. Both Greenland and Denmark responded with incredulity saying the country ‘is not for sale’. Over recent years, the world’s largest island has had increasing foreign interest. As well as the country’s geopolitical significance, located … Read more Why has Greenland caught Donald Trump’s eye? | ITV News

Why does WEST PAPUA want to separate from INDONESIA? – VisualPolitik EN

New Guinea is the third biggest island on the planet, after Australia and Greenland. And there is a straight line that divides it between Papua New Guinea, a sovereign country, and Papua, an Indonesian region. Indonesian Papuans have no cultural ties or common history with the rest of the Indonesians. Besides, they feel mistreated by … Read more Why does WEST PAPUA want to separate from INDONESIA? – VisualPolitik EN

Why does TRUMP want to buy GREENLAND? – VisualPolitik EN

Trump has said he wants to buy Greenland and, crazy as it sounds, it makes sense. Other American presidents like Harry S. Truman tried the same in the past. The truth is Greenland is a paradise natural resource wise: oil, uranium and all kinds of minerals that are ready to be exploited. The problem? This … Read more Why does TRUMP want to buy GREENLAND? – VisualPolitik EN

Greenland aim for FIFA recognition

A football team with big ambitions are putting their skills on show at the world island games. Greenland are using the event to push their case for FIFA recognition. More than 2,000 athletes have converged on the Swedish territory of Gotland. Al Jazeera’s Paul Rhys reports from Gotland. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – … Read more Greenland aim for FIFA recognition

Crafoord Prize in Biosciences 2011 Awarded to Ilkke Hanski

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the 2011 Crafoord Prize in Biosciences to Ilkka Hanski from the University of Helsinki, Finland, “for his pioneering studies on how spatial variation affects the dynamics of animal and plant populations”. This year’s Crafoord Prize Laureate has established himself as one of the world’s most eminent ecologists in … Read more Crafoord Prize in Biosciences 2011 Awarded to Ilkke Hanski