Researchers came up empty when looking for warning signs of ancient climate shocks
New research suggests that Asian rivers won’t run dry as the planet heats up—but tens of millions will still suffer severe shortages
The remote glaciers of the Himalayan mountains have been the subject of much controversy, yet little research
I started a new website to collect information on the Himalayan glaciers
Rusty-red-colored liquid seeping from an Antarctic glacier reveals hint of microbes trapped underneath for thousands of years
Researchers are uncovering a wetter world under the Antarctic ice than they ever imagined. But it’s far from clear which life forms call this extreme environment home.
After a 6-year pause to consider the risks of environmental contamination, a Russian research team will resume drilling through the Antarctic ice.
In the Swiss Alps, a huge sheet of fleece-like material is helping keep ice cool, in an effort to extend the life of a glacier threatened by global warming
Antarctic Peninsula glaciers are in retreat, according to the first comprehensive survey of the continent’s largest peninsula. The effect parallels the rise in air temperatures on the peninsula over the same period and hints at what might happen to glaciers elsewhere if the world continues to warm. The Antarctic Peninsula, the continent’s long arm that […]