Record Heat Sweeps the Globe as Massive Ice Chunk Falls Off Largest Remaining Ice Shelf in Greenland

HeadlineSep 15, 2020

A large chunk of ice twice the size of the island of Manhattan has broken off the Arctic’s largest remaining ice shelf in Greenland. Last month, scientists said Greenland’s ice sheet has shrunk past the point of return. In related news, U.S. government scientists said this summer broke the record for hottest ever in the Northern Hemisphere.

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