Greenland

  • Rio de Janeiro Dec 1, 2019

    Warming Toll: 1 Degree Hotter, Trillions of Tons of Ice Gone

    Since leaders first started talking about tackling the problem of climate change, the world has spewed more heat-trapping gases, gotten hotter and suffered hundreds of extreme weather disasters. Fires have burned, ice has melted and seas have grown. The first United Nations diplomatic conference to tackle climate change was in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. Here’s what’s happened to Earth...

  • Nov 29, 2019

    NH Police: Driver Accused of Traveling 120 mph on I-95

    New Hampshire state police say a driver has been accused of traveling at 120 miles an hour on Interstate 95.

  • Nov 29, 2019

    Man Traveling 120 MPH Accused of OUI, Reckless Driving

    A man caught driving 120 mph in New Hampshire is accused of driving while intoxicated and reckless driving, police said. Suniel Ross, 36, of Bridgewater, Massachusetts, was pulled over just before 1 p.m. Thursday when a New Hampshire State Police trooper captured him driving extremely fast on I-95 southbound in Greenland, police said.

  • Nov 22, 2019

    This Massachusetts Town is One of the Best Places to Visit in 2020

    Plymouth Mass. is on Frommer’s list for best places to go in 2020. It is number 14 on the list with Plymouth, England as the start and end points of the historic journey for the Pilgrim’s.

  • Nov 17, 2019

    19-Year-Old Driver Clocked at 126 MPH in New Hampshire

    A 19-year-old was clocked driving 126 miles per hour in Greenland, New Hampshire. When asked why he was traveling at that speed, Alexey Kidney told police he was a little late for work. Kidney, of York, Maine, was driving in a 65 miles per hour speed zone on Interstate 95 southbound around 7:30 a.m. Sunday when a New Hampshire State...

  • Nov 14, 2019

    Climate Change Damaging Lifelong Health of Children Across the World, Medical Officials Warn

    Climate change is already damaging the health of children, and its impacts will harm the entire generation with serious health problems throughout their lives, according to a new report from the medical journal The Lancet. Scientists and health experts from 35 academic institutions and United Nations agencies said that children will suffer from a rise in infectious diseases, malnutrition and...

  • Sep 25, 2019

    ‘We’re All in Big Trouble’: Climate Panel Sees a Dire Future

    Earth is in more hot water than ever before, and so are we, an expert United Nations climate panel warned in a grim new report Wednesday. Sea levels are rising at an ever-faster rate as ice and snow shrink, and oceans are getting more acidic and losing oxygen, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said in a report issued as...

  • Sep 17, 2019

    An Island Imperiled: Climate Change Threatens Greenland

    For many scientists, Greenland is considered “ground zero” for climate change, a place where global warming’s impact is most apparent — and where the effects of rising temperatures, warming oceans and melting ice could have the most dire consequences. But for the 55,000 people who make their home on this massive, ice-covered island, an autonomous Danish territory, the realities of...

  • Sep 8, 2019

    Wrong-Way Driver Arrested in New Hampshire

    New Hampshire State Police arrested a wrong-way driver early Sunday morning in Greenland, New Hampshire.

  • Aug 21, 2019

    Greenland Fallout: Trump’s Canceled Trip Blindsides Denmark

    Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen says she is “disappointed and surprised” by U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel his visit to Denmark after she called Trump’s idea of buying the semi-autonomous Arctic territory of Greenland from Denmark “an absurd discussion.” Trump, who was scheduled to visit Denmark on Sept. 2-3 as part of a European tour, tweeted his decision...

  • Aug 18, 2019

    Danish PM: Trump’s Idea of Buying Greenland Is ‘Absurd’

    Greenland is not for sale and U.S. President Donald Trump’s idea of buying the semi-autonomous Danish territory in the Arctic from Denmark is “an absurd discussion,” Denmark’s prime minister said. Mette Frederiksen, who was visiting the world’s largest island to meet Premier Kim Kielsen, told reporters: “Greenland is not Danish. Greenland is Greenlandic. I persistently hope that this is not...

  • Aug 16, 2019

    Greenland Says It’s ‘Not For Sale’ After Trump Raises Prospect With Aides

    Greenlanders are giving Donald Trump the cold shoulder. Although amused, they’re definitely not warming up to the U.S. president’s talk of buying the semiautonomous Danish territory. “We see it as an expression of greater interest in investing in our country and the possibilities we offer,” the Greenland government said Friday in a short statement. “Of course, Greenland is not for...

  • Aug 16, 2019

    Trump Has Talked About Buying Greenland for US

    Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the U.S. A Trump ally told The Associated Press on Thursday that the president had discussed the purchase but was not serious about it.

  • Aug 15, 2019

    NASA Scientists Fly Over Greenland to Track Melting Ice

    The fields of rippling ice 500 feet below the NASA plane give way to the blue-green of water dotted with irregular chunks of bleached-white ice, some the size of battleships, some as tall as 15-story buildings. Like nearly every other glacier on Greenland, the massive Kangerlussuaq is melting. In fact, the giant frozen island has seen one of its biggest...

  • Aug 12, 2019

    The Soaring Cost of Rising Seas

    Conservative estimates show we may see seas rising between 11 inches and 24 more inches by 2100. Aside from the environmental impact, rising seas will generate financial strain worth hundreds of billions.

  • Aug 9, 2019

    New Hampshire Gets Grants to Secure 7 Houses of Worship

    Amid a spike in hate crimes nationwide, New Hampshire’s Democratic congressional delegation announced Friday that seven houses of worship in the state are getting funding to help bolster security. The $150,000 in grants will go to four churches, two temples and a chabad. The delegation also announced the state was getting more than $4 million from the State Homeland Security...

  • Aug 3, 2019

    Walloped by Heat Wave, Greenland Sees Massive Ice Melt

    The heat wave that smashed high temperature records in five European countries a week ago is now over Greenland, accelerating the melting of the island’s ice sheet and causing massive ice loss in the Arctic. Greenland, the world’s largest island, is a semi-autonomous Danish territory between the Atlantic and Arctic oceans that has 82% of its surface covered in ice....

  • Jul 22, 2019

    Why Wildfires are Appearing at Unprecedented Rates in the Arctic

    Throughout June and July, hundreds of wildfires have flared across the Arctic Circle in Alaska, Siberia and Greenland, sending clouds of harmful carbon dioxide emissions into the air. Fires are common in the Northern regions of Alaska between May and October, but not above these areas where there are fewer trees, according to Nancy French of the school of Forest...

  • Jul 20, 2019

    Police Charge Man With Going 142 MPH on 65 MPH Interstate

    New Hampshire State Police say a motorist was ticketed for driving 142 miles per hour on Interstate 95 in the town of Greenland.

  • May 13, 2019

    Pompeo Skips Moscow to Meet With European Officials on Iran

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has changed the schedule for his latest trip to Europe, substituting a stop in Moscow for one in Brussels to discuss Iran and other issues with European officials. A State Department official says Pompeo, who departed Sunday night, is still expected to meet Tuesday in Sochi with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey...

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