It's a feedback loop in which mountains simultaneously alter the climate. Continue reading →
A quick warming of the Earth about 60,000 to 12,000 years ago drove large animals like the wooly mammoth into extinction, says a new study.
Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks could lose nearly all their glaciers by 2100. Continue reading →
El Nino will likely keep hurricane activity tamped down this season, which marks 10 years since Katrina. Continue reading →
The remains of Antarctica's Larsen B Ice Shelf are likely to disintegrate by the end of the decade, speeding the way for sea level rise.
Antarctica's ice shelves are thinning, and at an increasing rate, which bodes ill for potential sea level rise.
Go inside Mendenhall Glacier near Juneau, Alaska -- a-12-mile-long sheet of ice.
The rise and fall of sea level during the past million years matches up with valleys and ridges on the seafloor, suggesting a link, two new studies find.
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