2 July, 2017 – More sunshine penetrating Greenland’s shrinking cloud cover explains why its icy mountains are turning increasingly slushy in the summer, scientists now think.
23 May, 2017 – From the Himalayas to Switzerland, the world’s glaciers are melting – threatening vital water supplies and increasing the risk of sea level rise.
21 May, 2017 – The second expedition to drill cores of ice from glaciers most at risk from climate change is to Illimani in Bolivia. The scientists’ aim is to create an ice archive that can be studied by future generations.
29 April, 2017 – The discovery of a biological mechanism that halts rapid global cooling suggests the Earth can protect itself from a complete deep freeze.
22 April, 2017 – The system of rivers, streams, ponds and lakes across Antarctica has been mapped for the first time, and the extent of water flow is phenomenal.
15 April, 2017 – Coastal glaciers in terminal decline as Greenland ice melts into the ocean and threatens to raise sea levels by the end of the century.
30 March, 2017 – NASA scientists say that in the last six months the world has lost an area of polar sea ice that is bigger than Mexico.
27 February, 2017 – The effects of continued global warming on Alpine snow cover could have a devastating impact on Switzerland’s winter sports industry.
17 February, 2017 – Dramatic increase in ice loss from the Arctic glaciers of Canada’s northernmost archipelago is now a major contributor to sea level rise.
11 February, 2017 – The production of artificial snow that heats buildings is Norway’s response to the rising temperatures that threaten the country’s favourite sport.
7 February, 2017 – Global warming is fundamentally altering mountains across the world, forcing treelines to migrate up the slopes and making ecosystems more vulnerable.