Arctic sea ice shrank to record lows in July

World / Science & Health Aug 6, 2020

Arctic sea ice shrank to record lows in July

Ice covering the Arctic Ocean reached the lowest level since at least 1979 for July as temperatures spiked in the region, leaving large stretches of Russia’s Siberian coast mostly ice-free. Sea ice extent in the Arctic last month was 27 percent below the average set ...

How to stay cool as planet warms? Singapore may have a solution

Asia Pacific Jun 9, 2020

How to stay cool as planet warms? Singapore may have a solution

In Singapore, close to the Equator, temperatures regularly rise above 32 degrees Celsius (90 Fahrenheit) — but inside the soaring glass greenhouses of Gardens by the Bay, the country’s award-winning botanical park, it’s a pleasant 24 degrees. The daffodils and tulips of the flower dome, ...