IPCC authors and national delegates are putting the final touches on the Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate ahead of its release on Sept. 25.
Check out images from the research expedition that was forced, in early August, to evacuate the summit of Peru’s Huascaran due to local fears that the team was damaging the mountain or mining illegally.
In this week’s Photo Friday, preview a Swiss photography festival whose theme is global warming.
The Global Oneness Project believes that stories play a very important role in education. This nonprofit provides lesson plans, images, films, and other educational resources for free, with a goal to connect people through stories on issues such as climate change, food scarcity, and migration.
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.