Across many chapters and sections of the new IPCC report, glaciers help to tell the story of climate change’s global impacts and how communities are responding.
Ben Orlove, Author at State of the Planet
The author of a recent book explains how the mountainous terrain and complex linguistic landscape limited U.S. military operations in the Pech Valley.
A new study finds that a moderate level of urgency is most likely to inspire better climate decisions.
Glaciologist Mauri Pelto shares his first-hand observations and knowledge about how ash from the fires could impact this important resource.
Many Peruvians sell roses to earn a living. A new government policy could make matters worse for small growers already hard hit by the pandemic.
The report shows that every degree of warming matters for livelihoods in most communities.
This proposed declaration includes a number of rights, and specifically mentions that water resources in mountain ecosystems should be protected against pollution from mining activities.
Ever wonder how thousands of scientists come together to author the world’s most authoritative report on climate change? A lead author brings us inside one working group.
The council discussed the security implications of the changing climate and debated what the council’s role should be in this issue.
In the last week, calving events at Lake Palcacocha in the Peruvian Andes released masses of ice from a glacier on Mount Pucaranra, showing the weakness of the existing infrastructure designed to protect the region from floods.