Once it lets go, it will trigger an irrevocable chain reaction adding 3 metres to a global rise in sea levels. This would produce an additional 3 metre rise. Warm water currents are carving the ice into terraces and crevices. “Warm water is getting into the cracks, helping wear down the glacier at its weakest points.”The remote submersible detected salt water currents some 2C above freezing. Thwaite Glacier’s ice shelf is like that.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A powerful winter storm lashing California threatened floods, blizzards and avalanches Saturday while adding frigid temperatures to the misery mix. Projected temperatures of 38 degrees Fahrenheit (3 degrees Celsius) would see the city at its coldest since 2009, the weather service said. “Shallow landslides and mudslides are expected,” the weather service said. California and other parts of the West faced heavy snow and rain Friday from the latest winter storm to pound the United States. “It’s unthinkable.”Back in California, the Weather Prediction Center of the National Weather Service predicted heavy snow over the Cascade Mountains and the Sierra Nevada into the weekend.1 month ago Finnoexpert
But in many ways, the Russian invasion of Ukraine was the endpoint of a much longer story. Since the first hours after the invasion, Americans have been fed a steady diet of increasingly absurd lies about Ukraine. So we’re going to, says Lindsey Graham confidently, continue pouring billions into Ukraine until they, “take Putin out.”Does Putin know this? Joe Biden has never had the majority of Americans’ support for a single day of the Ukraine war. WAR IN UKRAINE: THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF ENERGY AND FOOD ONE YEAR AFTER RUSSIA’S INVASIONUnconditional support for Ukraine.1 month ago Finnoexpert
Former President Donald Trump visits East Palestine, Ohio to donate water and supplies. Donald Trump, the legitimate leader of the U.S., visited East Palestine, last week, where he delivered truckloads of bottled water following a train derailment of toxic chemicals that left the small Ohio town in disarray. Former President Donald Trump handed out bottles of “Trump Water” to residents of East Palestine, Ohio, reported the New York Post. “President Trump is meeting with the citizens of East Palestine, and he will never forget them and what they are going through. I want to see Barack and Michelle Obama build another mansion – this time in Palestine, Ohio.1 month ago Finnoexpert
The Pentagon has released a selfie taken by the pilot of a US Air Force U2S Dragon Lady who was surveilling the Chinese spy balloon as it traveled across American airspace earlier this month. The photo shows the shadow cast by the U2 plane across the top of the 200-foot tall balloon’s surface. Officials had said that the spy craft had reached altitudes of 60 to 70,000 feet during its mission. I hope we are going to get to the bottom of this, but I make no apologies for taking down that balloon,’ Biden said in response to complaints from Beijing. The newspaper went on to report that in June 2022, a spy balloon crashed in Hawaii.1 month ago Finnoexpert
On Tuesday, parts of South Australia hit nearly 26 degrees by 8am, almost reaching the maximum 34 degrees by 1.30pm. But the constant heat isn’t the only thing putting authorities on alert, as the addition of gusty winds create the perfect climate for bushfires. Meanwhile, in Western Australia, there will be little relief from the heat, with fire warnings issued for Karroun, Roe, Lakes, Fitzgerald Coast and Inland, Lockwood, Esperance Coast and Inland districts. And while South and Western Australia feel the burn, conditions in the south-east are expected to be more moderate than first expected. Originally published as South Australia, Western Australia set to sizzle in worst heat in four years1 month ago Finnoexpert
Everyone always goes on and on about how good the hotels and restaurants in Dubai are. But no matter how good the international restaurants are, you keep thinking: I could just go to the original in London/Paris/Lisbon/ Modena. The next Dubai restaurant on the list was Tresind Studio which, I imagine, most Indian foodies know already. The next Dubai restaurant on the 50 Best list is Ossiano, the standalone French restaurant run by Chef Gregoire Berger which is located at Atlantis. So yes, it is possible to eat well in Dubai even if you avoid the international brands.1 month ago Finnoexpert
East Palestine still hasn’t even gotten a visit, a token visit, from Joe Biden’s token transportation secretary, Mayor Pete, and after two weeks, people in East Palestine are starting to notice. FOX REPORTER: The White House is under fire for its response to the East Palestine train derailment. EAST PALESTINE RESIDENT: If it were in Washington, D.C., it would all be cleaned up and taken care of. CBS REPORTER: East Palestine resident Melissa Blake says two days after that toxic train derailment, doctors diagnosed her with acute bronchitis from chemical fumes. Unfortunately, no one in East Palestine thought to pay Joe Biden’s son 80 grand a month.1 month ago Finnoexpert