Greenland’s largest glaciers likely to melt faster than feared: study

by Patrick GALEY PARIS, France (AFP) — The three largest glaciers in Greenland — which hold enough frozen water to lift global sea levels some 1.3 metres — could melt faster than even the worst-case warming predictions, research published Tuesday showed. Until 2000, the main driver of sea level rise was melting glaciers and the expansion of ocean water as it warms. But over the last two decades, the world’s ice sheets atop Greenland and […]

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Pagasa: Isolated rain showers nationwide due to ‘amihan’, easterlies 

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MANILA, Philippines --- Metro Manila and most parts of Luzon will have cloudy skies with a chance of rains due to the northeast monsoon...