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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 03.12.2014 | 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...

10 Cabins to Inspire You to Escape From the World

minube | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel
minube

Since inspiration is the first step in any unforgettable journey, we've looked at recommendations from our community of travelers to find those far-flung cabins, huts, lodges, and tents where you can shack up far from the worries of the outside world.

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Fjords

Posted 11.03.2013 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Erica Sackett. Her photo was taken on a trip to Kenya's Mara Triangle. Narrow inlets surroun...

Arctic Adventure: Looking for Summer Snow

Stewart A. Swerdlow | Posted 11.09.2013 | Travel
Stewart A. Swerdlow

We live in Western Michigan, where the summers are delightful and fruits and veggies are in abundance. We thought, what a great idea it would be to go way north where snow still hangs around for July. So we did!

Is Greenland Turning ... Green?

Posted 08.31.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Russell McLendon: Greenland is famously misnamed. Not only do its few native trees rarely form forests, but most of t...

LOOK: Massive Canyon Discovered Under Greenland Ice Sheet

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green

By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle OSLO, Aug 29 (Reuters) - A vast and previously unmapped gorge 800 metres (half a mile) deep...

'Green News Report' - August 1, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

The L.A. Film Festival 2013: An Expedition to the End of the World, and Then Some

Lisa Adams | Posted 08.27.2013 | Arts
Lisa Adams

This was my second year attending the LA Film Festival. Most of my interest lies in documentary or documentary-like film.

Behold the Climate 'Bots!

OnEarth | Posted 07.07.2013 | Green
OnEarth

By Melissa Mahony, OnEarthRemember the rovers, NASA's Mars-trekking robots that have been roaming the red planet off and on since 2004? Well, here com...

What Caused Greenland's Record Loss Of Ice Last Year?

Posted 04.03.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Michael D. Lemonick: When scientists saw melting across a whopping 97 percent of Greenland’s icy surface last summer, they...

Climate Change This Week: Carbon Bombers, Greenland Meltdown, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.30.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Making the U.S. a global clean energy leader will ensure a heck of a lot more jobs, and a clean, safe future.

Stronger Than We Thought?

Posted 01.24.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Michael D. Lemonick: The enormous sheets of ice that lie atop Greenland may not be as prone to catastrophic melting as many ...

WATCH: 'Science In Greenland: It's A Girl Thing'

Posted 12.22.2012 | Green

A new video from a group of Dartmouth College graduate students shows what work is really like for female scientists. "Science in Greenland: It’s a ...

Chasing Ice: A New Documentary Melts a Climate Change Skeptic's Heart

Michael Rose | Posted 01.22.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Rose

One of the most beautiful and important films ever made. It takes up the discussion where An Inconvenient Truth left off but with new footage, not just something scraped up out of an archive.

PHOTOS: A Dispatch From Ground Zero For Climate Change

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 11.01.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

At more than 70º north of the Equator, I'm standing at ground zero for climate change. Nowhere else on Earth is it warming as quickly as in Greenland, the world's largest island.

The Taste of Oil

Michelle Stauffer and Justin Lewis | Posted 10.27.2012 | Green
Michelle Stauffer and Justin Lewis

Drilling in the arctic circle is what they are calling "hot." Personally, I think it's a rather icy venture,.