30 January, 2016 – New study shows that up to 30% of the Greenland icecap melting is due to cloud cover that is helping to raise temperatures − and accelerate sea level rise.
16 January, 2016 – Massive icebergs more than 18km long are feeding vital nutrients into the Southern Ocean and helping to increase its carbon storage capacity.
9 January, 2016 – Scientists have found evidence suggesting that melting icecap water from the interior of Greenland is adding to sea level rise faster than previously realised.
4 January, 2016 – Citizen scientists are helping to glean sea-ice and weather data from the logs of 19th-century whaling ships to gain a better understanding of Arctic climate change.
20 December, 2015 – Tundra plants that bloom fresh and green in the short Arctic summer are declining or turning brown as rising temperatures increasingly affect the region.
15 December, 2015 – Scientists are now confident that natural forces will mean that the Arctic’s winter sea ice will not melt as worryingly fast as expected in the near future.
9 December, 2015 – COP21: With the UN climate conference still trying to agree how to tackle global warming, a scientific group warns that policy is ignoring the reality of a melting world.
9 December, 2015 – COP21: As Arctic peoples’ leaders appeal for unity to halt global warming, scientists report that Greenland’s glaciers are melting at a speed not seen since the last Ice Age.
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.