National, high-temperature records fell in Great Britain, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and Luxembourg last month. The high pressure system that brought about the record heat is now causing widespread melting of Greenland’s ice sheet.
Photographer James Whitlow Delano, founder of the popular Instagram channel @everydayclimatechange, highlights the role glaciers play in rural Bolivian life—and how their unfolding disappearance is driving migration and economic decline.
A local resort has captured the dramatic change of Excelsior Glacier from 2016 to 2019.
Glaciers lie on each of the world’s seven large landmasses, meaning, while they’re often located in relatively remote areas, one needn’t travel to the polar regions to observe the remnants of the last Ice Age—which makes them a popular vacation draw.
Glacier researcher Kate Cullen spent the early months of 2019 visiting the glaciated landscapes of Antarctica and Chile, where an observer can find beauty as well as signs of a cryosphere in crisis.
This week’s Photo Friday highlights Jostedal Glacier’s scenic landscape. Jostedal Glacier is mainland Europe’s largest glacier.
Pierre Markuse processes images of glaciers taken by European Space Agency and NASA satellites, which offer an opportunity to admire—and lament—the state of Earth’s cryosphere.
A glacier researcher from the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Geography captures the beauty of the European continent’s tallest peak.