Summer melt across Greenland has broken records this year.
Lily Roberts, Author at State of the Planet
Glacier modeling techniques that involve artificial intelligence can produce high fidelity results to a large number of questions much more quickly than traditional approaches.
Since 2011, a mass of sea ice from the Larsen B ice shelf helped stabilize the landward glaciers, but the stopgap rapidly disintegrated in January 2022.
High-resolution satellite images allowed researchers to do a more comprehensive head count than ever before, and revealed patterns in the seals’ distribution.
A practice used to manage glacial water resources that is central to cultures in northern Pakistan is facing enormous transformation in the modern day.
Thwaites Glacier, dubbed Antarctica’s ‘doomsday glacier,’ has been predicted to undergo dramatic changes, with its ice shelf likely to break apart in as little as five years.
Russian Geopolitical Strategies in the Arctic Are Complicated by Rapid Glacier Retreat on Remote Islands
On a remote High Arctic island covered by glaciers, melting ice is a key player in Russian military and political interests.
Almost all of the world’s glaciers are in retreat.
Reduced air pollution led to cleaner snow in the Himalayas and Hindu Kush, with significant implications for water supplies for people across the Indus River Basin.
A group of the least developed countries have held a climate summit to showcase their ambitious plans and hold developed nations to account.