Summary A melting iceberg calved from Jakobshavn Glacier floats at the mouth of Disko Bay, Ilulissat, Greenland. PHOTO: DANITA DELIMONT/GETTY IMAGES Global glacier volume is shrinking. This loss of … Continue reading Saying goodbye to glaciers
Scientists have discovered massive landforms lurking under Antarctica – some as tall as the Eiffel Tower – and they’ve been actively carving deep channels into the ice flow above. These … Continue reading Massive Landforms Have Just Been Discovered Under The Antarctic Ice Sheet
The Earth is home to a range of climates, from the scorching dunes of the Sahara to the freezing ridges of Antarctica. Given this diversity, why are climate scientists so … Continue reading How Would Just 2 Degrees of Warming Change the Planet?
Massive summer melting on East Antarctica’s Amery Ice Shelf, seen from NASA’s Landsat 4 satellite. The image shows about 520 square miles. Credit: NASA In the first such continent-wide survey, … Continue reading Water is streaming across Antarctica: New survey finds liquid flow more widespread than thought
Climate change is already ravaging the Antarctic Peninsula, which the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) described as one of the fastest warming regions on Earth. In a recent statement, the organization … Continue reading Antarctica just hit a record high temperature of 63.5°F