According to NASA, 97% of Greenland’s surface ice has melted within the span of a few days. According to NASA, the normal melt throughout the summer is around 57% and this increase implies terrible omens. They’ve suggested a future of vanishing islands, flooded coastlines and disrupted weather.
Already, much of the world is reeling from bizarre weather this year; record heat waves followed by a nearly missing winter, severe to extreme drought through the U.S., heavy rain and floods in Europe. Drought in 2012 shrunk this year’s crops to nearly half.