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Polar Ice Caps

5 Questions for 2 Climate Scientists Who Biked and Ran from the Poles to Paris

Tim Ward | Posted 12.11.2016 | Green
Tim Ward

PARIS - At the COP21 Paris Climate summit I attended a remarkable event by two young polar researchers. From the north, Dr Erlend Moster Knudsen, a No...

Arctic Leadership

Peter Neill | Posted 11.24.2016 | Green
Peter Neill

The presence of human habitation, and its right to security and survival is the essential focus of the emerging Arctic consensus. There is no question that the needs of those communities will be addressed.

IPCC Report -- Economic Shock Therapy

Yvo de Boer | Posted 11.27.2013 | Green
Yvo de Boer

f a vaccine were 95 percent certain to have disastrous side effects, governments wouldn't require years of fruitless discussion before pulling it off the market. So how much certainty do we need before policymakers wake up and finally face the threat of climate change?

Analysis Reveals Major Climate Change Coverage Fails

Posted 09.25.2012 | Green

93 percent of Fox News' and 80 percent of the Wall Street Journal opinion pages' climate coverage is inaccurate and misleading according to an analysi...

Global Warming on a Roll at the Poles: Increased Melting, Cracking & Splitting

Neil Wagner | Posted 06.10.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

Melting, cracking, splitting and calving in Earth's cryosphere may be the most dramatic embodiments of the climatic change. Why should all this melting ice matter to us? Here are a few reasons.

No More Polar Ice? Not So Fast, Study Says

Posted 10.25.2011 | Green

Arctic sea ice is melting, but don't say goodbye just yet. A new study reveals that it may temporarily stop melting--or even expand--during the next ...

Spy Island Polar Bears, Meet the World

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 06.07.2011 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

Last month, a wildlife biologist for the federal government took a phone call from a manmade island north of Alaska, where a polar bear had emerged from a snow drift perhaps 6-10 feet deep on top of the artificial ground.

Weekly Climate Science Roundup

David Kroodsma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

The paper on extinction makes for a fascinating read, addressing the key question: how do today's human-driven extinctions compare to the major biodiversity catastrophes of the past?

Expect Alaska's Glaciers to Heat Up Soon

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

Most of the world's mountain glaciers and small ice caps will disappear or shrivel dramatically by the end of the century, with Alaska glaciers and ic...

Wild Weather Unleashed as Arctic Thaws

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Let's take a much closer look at what's going on in the Arctic, because it's thawing at an alarming rate.

WATCH: Why Are They Downplaying How Easily We Could Rebuild Polar Ice Caps?

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Camp


Paul Nicklen's Polar Obsession Photos

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Renowned National Geographic extreme photojournalist Paul Nicklen has released a new book titled Polar Obsession, which chronicles his expedition unde...

The $100 Trillion Tsunami

Don Ringe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Don Ringe

As the polar ice caps continue to melt, it apparently won't be just the polar bears who are threatened. The City of the Angels could become a shallow inland sea.

James Balog: Time-Lapse Proof of Extreme Ice Loss

TEDTalks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Balog has been going up north to shoot the half-alive ice of the mammoth glaciers for his Extreme Ice Survey, a look at the shocking effects of abrupt climate change in Alaska, Greenland and Iceland.

Newly Released US Military Spy Satellite Images Show Massive Arctic Ice Melt

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

While most people don't need any more proof that the Arctic is melting, new spy satellite photos released by the U.S. Military today put the nail in the climate change coffin.

London Polar Bear Sculpture Stranded On The Thames (SLIDESHOW)

Times Online | Joanna Sugden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A new sculpture floating in the Thames River is catching eyes and raising awareness of melting ice caps. The sculpture, a realistic-looking polar bear...

Eyewitness To A Melting World

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

Witnessing the silent white/blue coldness of ice shelves, ice caps, glaciers and icebergs in our polar regions is life-altering. How can you not be moved to change when the world seems to be melting before your eyes?