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In the wake of news that Everest's glaciers are shrinking, we also learn that Peru's giant Quelccaya Ice Cap is wasting away, taking along with it a valuable archive of past climate data. Continue reading →
Goodbye, glaciers. These rivers of ice are melting worldwide.
Melting glaciers influence sea level nearly as much as both the Greenland and Antarctic Ice Sheets combined.
A new study finds near-unanimity among climate scientists: humans are causing global warming. Continue reading →
Earth's global thaw has reached Mount Everest, the world's tallest peak.
A meeting of Arctic nations is attracting international attention. But how will countries respond to changes in the region? Continue reading →
At 400 parts per million, we are far beyond what's natural or even what's been seen since humans evolved. Continue reading →
GROVER the Arctic rover resembles a kill-bot from after the robot apocalypse, but the robot will actually keep scientists out of danger and save money as researchers study the changing environment of the far north. Continue reading →
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