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25 05 2020 | 21:53

Meet the Experts: Isolation in Antarctica.

Cold, dark, remote, Antarctica is as close to space as you can get on Earth. Humans conduct research in Antarctic bases on a wide range of topics, from climate studies and astronomy to glaciology and…

11 05 2020 | 07:00

New satellite maps show dire state of ice melt in Antarctica and Greenland.

The world's largest glaciers are losing ice far faster than they can replenish it.

07 05 2020 | 07:35

NASA: Ice Sheets

Data from NASA's GRACE and GRACE Follow-On satellites show that the land ice sheets in both Antarctica (upper chart) and Greenland (lower chart) have been losing mass since 2002. The GRACE mission…

27 04 2020 | 06:55

Microplastics found for first time in Antarctic ice where krill source food.

Researchers at University of Tasmania find 14 different kinds of plastic smaller than 5mm in an ice core from 2009. Small pieces of plastic have been detected in sea ice in Antarctica for what…

27 04 2020 | 06:22

Ice-free Arctic summers now very likely even with climate action.

Scientists surprised by latest results but say carbon cuts remain vital to prevent ice loss becoming permanent. The loss of summer sea ice in the Arctic is now very likely before 2050, new research…

23 03 2020 | 07:07

Greenland's melting ice raised global sea level by 2.2mm in two months.

Analysis of satellite data reveals astounding loss of 600bn tons of ice last summer as Arctic experienced hottest year on record. Last year’s summer was so warm that it helped trigger the loss of…

24 02 2020 | 05:47

Dramatic images show ice-less region of Antarctica following record-high temperatures.

The peninsula region experienced temperatures near 65 degrees Fahrenheit.  

15 10 2019 | 08:12

'Things are getting unstable': global heating and the rise of rockfalls in Swiss Alps.

 As Switzerland’s glaciers melt, dangerous rockfalls become more likely and towns are forced to live under an existential threat The thunderous roar that resounded through Bregaglia in Switzerland …

27 09 2019 | 10:32

Christian Aid response to IPCC report on oceans and cryosphere .

In response to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere, Christian Aid’s Global Climate Lead, Dr Kat Kramer said:   “This report must act as a clarion…

19 09 2019 | 08:08

Sweden's highest peak just lost its title and climate change is to blame.

Scientists warn "the destiny looks poor" for Scandinavia's glaciers as Sweden's highest peak melts away. The glacier-covered southern peak of Sweden's Kebnekaise mountain stands at 2,095.6 metres…

15 07 2019 | 11:41

A World Without Ice.

Dahr Jamail on his book "The End Of Ice" and the significance of the many studies showing glaciers and sea ice around the world are melting at an unprecedented speed.  

15 07 2019 | 08:02

A UAE businessman wants to drag an iceberg to South Africa.

Emirati businessman, Abdulla Alshehi, wants to tow an iceberg from Antarctica to the Arabian Gulf to supply the United Arab Emirates with drinkable water. However, he plans to trial a test case of…

08 07 2019 | 07:45

‘Precipitous’ fall in Antarctic sea ice since 2014 revealed.

The vast expanse of sea ice around Antarctica has suffered a “precipitous” fall since 2014, satellite data shows, and fell at a faster rate than seen in the Arctic. EURACTIV’s media partner, The…

01 07 2019 | 15:52

Meltdown: the climate crisis – in pictures from the Natural History Museum of Vienna.

MELTDOWN – a visualisation of climate change has opened at Natural History Museum of Vienna. Created by the climate crisis charity Project Pressure, the exhibition on vanishing glaciers uses art to…

24 06 2019 | 08:01

Leaving microbes out of climate change conversation has major consequences, experts warn.

An international group of leading microbiologists have issued a warning, saying that not including microbes – the support system of the biosphere – in the climate change equation will have major…

20 06 2019 | 08:44

Spy satellites reveal Himalayan glaciers losing ground to climate change.

Keeping watch over ice on the Himalayan glaciers was certainly not the intended mission of a U.S. spy satellite program, called Hexagon, which operated from 1971 to 1986. Nevertheless, the…

28 05 2019 | 09:17

Scientists say Chile's Southern Patagonia Ice Field has 'split in two'.

Chile's 12,000-square kilometre Southern Patagonia Ice Field has split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate change, according to a team of Chilean scientists who were in the…

04 05 2019 | 10:50

Melting permafrost in Arctic will have $70tn climate impact – study.

Study shows how destabilised natural systems will worsen man-made problem. The release of methane and carbon dioxide from thawing permafrost will accelerate global warming and add up to $70tn (£54tn…

03 05 2019 | 07:31

March Temperatures in Alaska: 20 Degrees Hotter Than Usual.

By local standards, Alaska has been sweltering this spring. Temperature records have been set across the state, including in Kotzebue, where the thermometer reached 42 degrees Fahrenheit on the last…

19 04 2019 | 14:57

Even mountain glaciers are now contaminated with microplastic.

It’s not the first time plastic pollution has been found in ice. Previously, researchers have found plastic in remote regions such as the Arctic — now, the same researchers have now discovered…