Tagged With Glaciers

People in Iceland held a funeral and erected a plaque for a glacier lost to climate change


Antarctica is melting so fast that scientists are proposing shooting artificial snow out of cannons to slow it down


One of Antarctica's biggest glaciers will soon reach a point of irreversible melting. That would cause sea levels to rise at least 1.6 feet.



There's a cavity underneath Antarctica that's two thirds the size of Manhattan — a sign ice sheets are melting faster than we thought


Scientists just drilled the deepest hole ever in western Antarctica, going 2 kilometers down through the ice to study how it's melting


A 5-billion-ton chunk of iron once slammed into Greenland, leaving a crater big enough to hide Paris in



Scientists think a giant artificial wall propped up under Antarctica's ice sheets could stop catastrophic sea-level rise


Antarctica's monster A68 iceberg is still alive — but the Maryland-size ice block just pivoted toward its doom


One of the scariest effects of climate change might already be happening -- and it'd mean our projections are way off


New NASA research predicts how high seas will rise in your city if different glaciers melt


Antarctica's new 1.1-trillion-ton iceberg is already breaking into enormous pieces


A 1 trillion-ton iceberg has broken off Antarctica, and scientists say it's one of the largest ever recorded



NASA photographed a huge avalanche from space in what it calls 'a stroke of luck'


Antarctica is shedding one of the largest icebergs in history — big enough to fill Lake Erie twice


This animation shows how close Antarctica is to losing an iceberg the size of Delaware


A giant crack in Antarctic ice is 'days or weeks' from breaking off another colossal iceberg



It's now 'inevitable' that American West will lose all of its glaciers


A huge crack in a 300-metre-thick Antarctic ice block has taken an alarming turn


23 images that show how much we've reshaped planet Earth over the last century


300-year-old river in Canada vanished in 4 days -- and scientists think it could happen again