Researchers have discovered that the Antarctic ice sheets grows not only from the top down, but also from the bottom up as water infiltrates the ice matrix and freezes solid.
A new study of ocean sediments indicates West Antarctica as well as Greenland must have contributed to oceans that were 15 to 20 feet higher than their current levels.
With all the hubbub surrounding recent volcanic eruptions, it's tempting to believe that they are becoming more frequent. Not so, say scientists.
The Biblical figure Noah might not have been the only one bobbing along on the waves of a world-destroying flood.
Serious cataclysms are necessary to change the Earth's climate in a short time and humans seem to be one of them.
Humans before the Industrial Revolution might not be to blame for early methane rise then -- cows are catching a second wind.
The first deep-sea current measurements of the North Icelandic Jet provide evidence of its existence and may have a profound impact on ocean circulation models.
Lake sediments in western Greenland confirm that abrupt climate change brought cold conditions to the region just before the collapse of the Norse settlements in the Middle Ages.
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