Geologist Minik Rosing says climate change offers opportunities. As glaciers melt in his home country, Greenland, huge amounts of mud rich in minerals become accessible. They are a valuable resource that could be sold around the world.
Greenland is monitoring a giant iceberg drifting off its coast, with fears it could break up and flood a part of the Danish autonomous territory. A rising number of icebergs are increasing tsunami risks in the region.
So far, the Antarctic was seen as relatively stable. But a new study suggests that climate change is affecting the polar region on a much larger scale than previously believed – which could have devastating consequences.
Greenland, home to the world's largest permanent ice sheet outside Antarctica, is being swept by wildfires. Scientists say global warming and increased plant cover are likely factors.
Climate change will bring some surprising effects: Bumpy plane rides, greater mood swings and more volcanic eruptions are just a few of the things we can expect over the decades to come. And yes, even more lightning.
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