Recent Articles

Tue, 2018-09-25

"More than 26,000 years ago, sea level was much lower than it is today partly because the ice sheets that jut out from the continent of Antarctica were enormous and covered by grounded ice—ice that was fully attached to the seafloor."

(Phys.Org)
Tue, 2018-09-25

"If the warming Arctic releases more planet-warming methane, that could lead to. . . more warming. Scientists call this a feedback loop."

(ADN.com)
Mon, 2018-09-24

"Ice dominates both polar regions but in different ways. The Arctic is a frozen ocean surrounded by land. Antarctica, by contrast, is a frozen landmass surrounded by ocean."

(HakaiMagazine.com)
Sun, 2018-09-23

"Several companies turned back or rerouted Arctic sailings after the open-water conditions of the past several years gave way to relatively heavy ice."

(ADN.com)
Sat, 2018-09-22

"It warmed up over zero degrees this year—for the first time ever, we believe. . . . fish have no reason not to migrate north.”

(WashingtonPost.com)
Sat, 2018-09-22

"The Titanic tragedy in 1912 left one enduring legacy: the creation of a group monitoring sea ice in the North Atlantic."

(WashingtonPost.com)
Thu, 2018-09-20

"It is startling that the Vavilov Ice Cap, until recently an apparently stable ice cap with an almost entirely frozen bed that is almost entirely above sea level, is able to rapidly discharge such a large proportion of its ice in to the ocean in such a short period."

(Earther.gizmodo.com)
Thu, 2018-09-20

"The largest glacier in Greenland has lost more ice in the last 15 years than it did in the previous 100, shedding 10 miles worth of ice into the sea."

(PBS.org)
Thu, 2018-09-20

"Barriers could halt slide of undersea glaciers and hold back sea level rises predicted to result from global warming."

(TheGuardian.com)
Wed, 2018-09-19

"Scientists found a surprising pattern: the East Antarctic Ice Sheet appears to be more fragile than previously thought during the warm periods of the Pleistocene era."

(Newsweek.com)
Wed, 2018-09-19

"Projections for how high and how soon the rise will come vary wildly in part because scientists lack clarity on how fast warming oceans are melting polar ice sheets."

(Reuters.com)
Tue, 2018-09-18

"Exposed rock that was once covered in ice is dissolving, eaten away by acid. And the effects of this acid bath could have far-reaching impacts on global climate, according to a new study."

(LiveScience.com)
Tue, 2018-09-18

"Glaciologists say half of the small glaciers in Switzerland, as well as the glacier-fed streams, will be gone in less than 30 years."

(BusinessInsider.com)
Tue, 2018-09-18

"Last week, the Marchant Glacier was renamed the Matataua Glacier in the wake of a finding of sexual harassment against its namesake, geologist David Marchant."

(ScienceMag.org)
Tue, 2018-09-18

"Ice-class 42,000 ton vessel carries Russian fish and South Korean electronics to Europe."

(Independent.co.uk)
Tue, 2018-09-18

"If global climate change continues at its current rate, the Greenland Ice Sheet may eventually melt entirely—but whether it meets this fate sooner rather than later could be determined by these two oscillations."

(Phys.org)
Sat, 2018-09-15

"The satellite mission, called ICESat-2, should provide more precise information on how these frozen surfaces are being affected by global warming."

(BBC.com)
Fri, 2018-09-14

"In the bleak, almost pristine land at the edge of the world, there are the frozen remains of human bodies—and each one tells a story of humanity’s relationship with this inhospitable continent."

(BBC.com)
Fri, 2018-09-14

"Around 25,000 animals photographed on barrier island near Point Lay, says U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service."

(CBC.ca)
Fri, 2018-09-14

"The narwhal probably left its home in the Arctic—620 miles north—and swam down to the St. Lawrence River in eastern Canada."

(Newsweek.com)
Thu, 2018-09-13

"For millennia, ecosystems in Greenland and throughout the Arctic have been regulated by seasonal changes that govern the greening of vegetation and the migration and reproduction of animals. But a rapidly warming climate and disappearing sea ice are upending that finely tuned balance."

(e360.Yale.edu)
Thu, 2018-09-13

"Lakes across Alaska and Siberia have started to bubble with methane, and the release of this highly potent greenhouse gas has scientists worried."

(Newsweek.com)
Thu, 2018-09-13

"The mission, called the Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2), will take incredibly precise measurements of ice sheet depth, allowing scientists to add the third dimension they lose when looking at aerial or space-based images of the spread of ice."

(Space.com)
Wed, 2018-09-12

"Greenland poet Aka Niviana’s way of life is disappearing as her country thaws, while the subsequent meltwater threatens Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner and her fellow Marshall Islanders thousands of miles away. Their joint trip to the melting glaciers inspired a climate call to arms."

(TheGuardian.com, United Kingdom)
Wed, 2018-09-12

"To understand how climate change is affecting Greenland’s polar bears, scientists turn to the hunters who know them best."

(HakaiMagazine.com)
Wed, 2018-09-12

"Melting ice sheets are a major cause of sea level rise, but they might not work in the way you expect."

(TheGuardian.com, United Kingdom)
Tue, 2018-09-11

"As ice melts in West Antarctica the ground beneath is quickly rising—a process that could prevent the catastrophic collapse of ice sheets, according to researchers."

(Newsweek.com)
Tue, 2018-09-11

"A new study now provides the first estimate of regional carbon budget for tundra in Western Russia for the 10-year period from 2006 to 2015."

(ScienceDaily.com)
Mon, 2018-09-10

"A heat wave earlier this summer caused some major melting of a glacier in Yukon, and one glaciologist says that could have repercussions for waterways and wildlife."

(CBC.ca, Canada)
Mon, 2018-09-10

"The loss of arctic permafrost deposits by coastal erosion could amplify climate warming via the greenhouse effect."

(ScienceDaily.com)
Sat, 2018-09-08

"Russia, China and commercial shipping interests are among those with high hopes that the Northern Sea Route could become a melt-season alternative to Egypt’s Suez Canal, trim weeks off transit times and slash fuel costs for vessels shuttling between ports in Europe and Asia—and the Americas."

(WashingtonPost.com)
Sat, 2018-09-08

"Retreating sea ice is allowing more time for the summer shipments."

(ADN.com)
Sat, 2018-09-08

"If the iceberg doesn't melt along the way, the firm will sell the water to Dubai's government."

(BusinessInsider.com)
Fri, 2018-09-07

"The islands are a change in the map that indicates the significant nature of glacier change."

(Weather.com)
Fri, 2018-09-07

"Garrett Fisher is a pilot and photographer, and he recently set out to capture all of the glaciers in the Rocky Mountains while flying his plane, a two-seater built in 1949."

(WyomingPublicMedia.org)
Fri, 2018-09-07

"A high resolution terrain map of Earth’s frozen continent will help researchers better track changes on the ice as the planet warms."

(NYTimes.com)
Fri, 2018-09-07

"Researchers say if the entire Larsen C ice shelf were to collapse, it would be a catastrophe that could raise worldwide sea levels by 4 inches, threatening the global economy."

(Fortune.com)
Thu, 2018-09-06

"Plummeting populations in a huge Alaska wildlife refuge might be caused by climate change and plastics."

(NationalGeographic.com)
Thu, 2018-09-06

"Massive waves triggered by unstable rocks falling from melted slopes have already claimed lives, and phenomenon likely to worsen as climate gets warmer."

(Independent.co.uk, United Kingdom)
Thu, 2018-09-06

"In recent years, the climate on the plateau, with a fragile ecosystem, is becoming warmer and more humid with temperatures registering at twice the global average rise."

(XinhuaNet.com, China)