14 November, 2015 – The increasing rate at which Greenland’s glaciers are melting this century has confounded polar scientists.
11 November, 2015 – Scientists warn that continued ocean warming will lead to ice loss in the Amundsen Sea region that could raise sea levels by three metres.
Leading South American governments submit disappointingly unambitious climate targets for Paris climate talks.
18 October, 2015 – Sudden shifts in settled climates can occur long before global warming reaches the internationally-agreed safety level, European scientists say.
14 October, 2015 – Scientists find that global warming combined with powerful winds sweeping snow off the ice of Antarctica threaten to speed up sea level rise.
15 September, 2015 – Scientists warn that burning up the planet’s remaining fossil fuel would cause all Antarctic ice to melt and lead to devastating sea level rise.
10 September, 2015 – Study of a proposed hydroelectric dam in Canada sheds new light on the cause of high levels of a potent neurotoxin in Arctic marine life.
25 August, 2015 – Precision mapping of West Antarctica’s melting glaciers could help climate scientists to predict potentially calamitous effects on sea levels.
22 August, 2015 – The speed at which climate change is melting Central Asia’s glaciers may ruin the water supply of millions of people within 50 years.
5 August, 2015 – Scientists say tens of thousands of glaciers are melting faster than ever − and many will continue to do so even if climate change can be stabilised.
4 August, 2015 – The opening up of waters north of Siberia as Arctic ice melts will cut a third off voyage distances between north-west Europe and the Far East.