Reprinted from our sister publication, CleanTechnica. Not upstaging, but as an important adjunct to the UN’s ADP negotiations that started today in Bonn, Germany, the one-day Conference on Global Leadership … [Read full article]
Remember the difference between weather and climate? We know what happens when the weather changes—it’s obvious. Climate is another story. Read on. When it rains, you put on a raincoat … [Read full article]
Message from the past found under an Arctic cairn. (Photo from Denis Sarrazin, CEN/ArcticNet.) In 1959, an astute 27-year-old geologist from Ohio State named Paul Walker left a message in … [Read full article]
The National Science Foundation recently noted that the researchers working on the Pine Island Glacier project are one of three Antarctic science initiatives that have achieved technological milestones with innovative … [Read full article]
Glaciologist William Pfeffer from the University of Colorado Boulder has been taking photos of the Columbia Glacier in Prince William Sound on Alaska’s south central Pacific coast since 2004 and … [Read full article]
Information regarding the health and fate of glaciers across the planet is rare and often misunderstood, causing some experts to make claims that bear no weight in fact. Now, an … [Read full article]
A new study which represents the most extensive study of the evolution of floating ice shelves in the eastern Amundsen Sea Embayment in West Antarctica has revealed that the ice is steadily losing their grip on adjacent bay walls, a problem which scientists believe may hasten the loss of ice to the sea.
A portion of the Perito Moreno glacier in Argentina’s Patagonia has calved away in a display not seen since 2008, but now only seen by a handful of park-rangers.
Glaciers across the planet are shrinking at a remarkable rate, a rate that is expected to increase as the years continue to pass by. However, conversely, water runoff from glaciers … [Read full article]
In a release featuring scientific findings concerning the activity of glaciers across the planet during 2008 and 09, the World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS) released it’s Glacier Mass Balance Bulletin … [Read full article]
A team of scientists have set forth from BAS Rothera Research Station on the Antarctic Peninsula and are heading for Pine Island Glacier in West Antarctica where they will survey … [Read full article]
Using data gathered from 111 weather stations across southwest China, researchers have shown that increasing annual temperatures are devastating glaciers across the region and are statistically significant in terms of … [Read full article]
According to geologists at the University at Buffalo, marine-calving glaciers have the ability to not only shrink rapidly during periods of global warming, but to grow as quickly during periods of global cooling.