From 2-14 December 2018, 197 countries gather in Poland for COP24. Over two weeks of negotiations, countries will attempt to finish what they started three years ago in Paris, where they set 2018 as the deadline to come up with robust plans for their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).
This week’s video follows the commencement of the UN Climate Change Conference 2018, COP24. Tens of thousands of protestors raised their voices at the recent “Claim the Climate” march in Belgium.
The discovery of an impact crater in remote northwestern Greenland might have significant implications for the most recent sudden climate change event in Earth’s history.
In this week’s Roundup, read about measuring glacier thickness in Svalbard, Iceland’s debate between hydropower and tourism, and a plan to address climate change on the Tibetan Plateau.
Researchers have discovered an enormous impact crater buried beneath the Hiawatha Glacier in northern Greenland. View Video of the Week to learn more about the Hiawatha Impact Crater.
In this week’s Roundup, read more about glacier methane production, the plan to dam the Himalayas and the thousands of climate change postcards sent to a Swiss glacier.
In this week’s Roundup, read about black carbon buildup on a Tibetan mountain, at-risk crustaceans in Patagonia, and ice sheet melting in Greenland.
Following a winter season with promising snowfall rates, Swiss glaciers lost over 2.5 percent of their volume during the summer of 2018. Is there a broader significance that can be applied to this year’s exceptional melting? If so, what does this mean for the future?
In this week’s Roundup, read about mountain glacier history in Greenland, declining glacier cover and diatoms, and organic carbon fluxes at Foxfonna Glacier.