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Exploring Iceland's Clean Energy Economy

Laura Turner Seydel | Posted 09.30.2015 | Green
Laura Turner Seydel

In my entire life I have never breathed in purer air, drank cleaner water or felt so naturally energized.

Earth's Ice Is Melting Much Faster Than Forecast. Here's Why That's Worrying.

Jason E. Box | Posted 08.04.2015 | World
Jason E. Box

COPENHAGEN -- Our climate models that predict how fast the glaciers are melting and the sea is rising don't take into account a lot of complex processes. Everything is happening faster than we thought it would.

Former Top NASA Scientist Predicts Catastrophic Rise In Sea Levels

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.21.2015 | Green

WASHINGTON -- One of the nation's most recognizable names in climate science, Dr. James Hansen, released a new paper this week warning that even 2 de...

When a Brazilian Got Terrified in Greenland

Elaine Smith | Posted 07.17.2015 | Green
Elaine Smith

To go to Greenland was mind blowing, heartbreaking, painfully beautiful and terrifying, all at the same time.

Snowmobiling On Water Ends Exactly How You Would Expect

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 06.10.2015 | Weird News

One resident of Greenland recently learned the hard way that all good things must come to an end. With the summer solstice approaching, it's light ...

Mystery Of Greenland's Disappearing Lakes Finally Solved

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 06.05.2015 | Science

One of nature's greatest vanishing acts has finally been explained, as scientists have figured out what causes the sudden drainage of some big lakes a...

A Mad Way South: Kite Buggying Across the Sahara

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Stefan Simanowitz

News that a madcap team of British adventurers have used snow kites to break the record for the fastest crossing of Greenland's ice cap reminds me of another record breaking journey by an even madder bunch of Antipodeans who use kite surfs to cross the Sahara.

The Arctic Melt

Diane Tuft | Posted 05.11.2015 | Arts
Diane Tuft

As a photographer who has been documenting the physical evidence of global warming for the past 15 years, I have decided to go to the source this June: the Arctic Ocean.

Let Loose the Sled Dogs of War in the Depths of Greenland's Winter: Going Barmy instead of Balmy on the Looney Front (Part 5)

Mike Arkus | Posted 05.11.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

You don't try and pet the Greenland sled dog with a cheery Mickey Mouse-like "Come here Pluto," a pat on the head and a treat in your hand, because the treat will be your hand.

On the Greenland 'Riviera' in the Depths of Winter: Going Barmy Instead of Balmy on the Looney Front - Part 3

Mike Arkus | Posted 05.30.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

When Erik the Red landed in Greenland in 982, it took him forever to get here just from near neighbour Iceland, not a mere hour or two, and it's highly unlikely he ever made it up to Kangerlussuaq, let alone further north to Ilulissat, 187 miles beyond the Arctic Circle.

Around Greenland's Coldest Settlement in the Depths of Winter: Going Barmy instead of Balmy on the Looney Front - Part 2

Mike Arkus | Posted 05.23.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Here a bright whitish aura spreads across the horizon, waves at us a little, shoots up a couple of fountain-like columns now and again. But that's about it. Ms. Aurora is definitely a tad shy tonight.

Greenland's Massive Ice Cap in the Depths of Winter: Going Barmy Instead of Balmy on the Looney Front -- Part 1

Mike Arkus | Posted 05.16.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Talk about wrong way Mike! Everybody else is escaping the extra harsh cold in the north-eastern United State by flying south to the Caribbean, so how come I'm flying north to deepest Greenland in the depths of winter?

Extraordinary Portraits Of Life In The Extreme North Of The World

HuffPost Italy | Arianna Catania | Posted 02.25.2015 | Arts

At 66° 33' 39" -- north of the equator -- there lies an imaginary line, beyond which it is almost impossible to live. Cristian Barnett has been trave...

Melting Permafrost Endangers Greenland and Releases Harmful, Disease-Causing Bacteria

Alex Bellini | Posted 11.24.2014 | Green
Alex Bellini

In order to become once again the owners of our destiny and future, we must implement a profound transformation of thought: we need to create a new relationship between the power of human beings and the ecological system of our planet.

What to See in These 7 Cities in Greenland (PHOTOS)

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 11.16.2014 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

Until two weeks ago, I couldn't even pronounce the names of the cities, and now they are deeply engraved in my memory. Greenland is one of those so close, yet so far destinations that make you feel small, insignificant and detached from rest of the world.

World's Largest Ice Sheets Melting At Fastest Rate Ever Recorded

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Feldman | Posted 08.21.2014 | Green

Greenland and Antarctica are home to the two largest ice sheets in the world, and a new report released Wednesday says that they are contributing to s...

Ginormous 'Sculptures' Discovered Under Ice Sheet

LiveScience | Jeanna Bryner | Posted 06.17.2014 | Science

The Greenland ice sheet may look like a vast expanse of white, but scientists peering beneath the smooth veil have found a fun house of sorts, full o...

Climate Change This Week: Solar Roads, Suing for Climate Action, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.22.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, May 22 2014 How unusua...

The Climate Post: Court Upholds Soot Standards

Tim Profeta | Posted 07.16.2014 | Green
Tim Profeta

A federal court of appeals on Friday unanimously found that the Clean Air Act gives the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) substantial discretion in setting air quality standards.

Dear America: "Will You Marry the Future?"

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 05.20.2014 | Green
Alison Winfield Burns

Who would go on a blind date, flub it like crazy -- and expect a second chance? The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). In an...

8 Stories That Everyone NEEDS To Be Paying Attention To

Posted 12.30.2014 | World

If you read the news every day, it's easy to become immune to the sort of stories that are splashed across the front page. It's true that reports o...

On Seeing Greenland

W. Scott Olsen | Posted 04.06.2014 | Travel
W. Scott Olsen

Somewhere near the back of a very large airplane, I had a window seat, flying from Amsterdam to Minneapolis. We had finished the first meal, the second glass of wine. Most of the seatback video screens glowed a new movie.

Greenland's Fastest Glacier Breaks Records

Posted 02.05.2014 | Green

Whoa there glacier. New research out of the University of Washington and German Aerospace Center have pegged Greenland's Jakobshavn Glacier as the ...

Climate Change This Week: A Climate Change Carol, Signs of Hope, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.05.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Happy New Year! Today, Earth got a little bit warmer. *The Ghost Of Climate Change Past: OO Arctic SOS Bottle 54 Years Ago Warned About Van...

Greenland's Snow Hides 100 Billion Tons Of Water

Posted 12.23.2013 | Green

By Becky Oskin, LiveScience Staff Writer: Big surprises still hide beneath the frozen surface of snowy Greenland. Despite decades of poking and pro...