The world's oceans and seas have already absorbed an enormous amount of excess heat in our climate system, according to a new UN report. And the risks of dire consequences for marine and coastal life will get significantly worse if…
Antarctica was the last of the seven continents to be discovered, and it wasn’t until the late 1950s that commercial tourism began there. But now, Antarctica has become a popular travel destination, amid growing concerns about the effect that increasing…
By William Brangham, Emily Carpeaux, Mike Fritz
Of the estimated 150 glaciers that existed when Glacier National Park was created in Montana back in 1910, only 26 remain.
By Dayana Morales Gomez
Threatened glaciers store many of Earth’s fading prehistoric memories, including valuable temperature information about climate change…
By Dhananjay Khadilkar, Scientific American
Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is a major contributor to global warming. But what if there were a way to turn that gas into rock and store it safely, thousands of feet underground? One power plant in Iceland is attempting…
By PBS NewsHour
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, most scientists expect to travel to the ends of the Earth in the name of research, but few have ever set foot in the heart of a glacier. That’s exactly what Ph.D.
For Jill Pelto, art is all about the data of climate change, from glacial melt to animal populations and forest fires.
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
At the ocean’s edge, slabs of ice break off of glaciers and tumble into the water as icebergs. But these iceberg births are poorly understood. Scientists don’t know how the ice will break or how much the glacier will lose.
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