“The territory’s ice sheet has shed about eight billion tons of meltwater a day since last Wednesday, twice as much as its normal seasonal melt rate, due to temperatures that are averaging 10°C higher than past summers at this time. These single-day deluges of water are equivalent in volume to a two-inch-deep flood across the entire state of Florida.” A Heat Wave Has Triggered a ‘Massive Melting Event’ in Greenland. (Of course Trump wanted to buy a block of ice just before it melted.)