A July event sponsored by the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development brought together experts from the organization and officials, authors, and staff of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate change.
In GlacierHub’s Video of the Week, watch a 55-second NASA animation of the history of glaciers since the last Ice Age and learn about the importance of glacial isostatic adjustment.
In this week’s Roundup, read about glacier instability in Alaska creating hazards for outdoors enthusiasts, the impact of Europe’s recent heatwave on Swiss glaciers, and a history of Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor.
Glaciers have left a lasting mark on Ithaca, New York, a city whose residents take great pride in the region’s picturesque gorges.
In today’s Video of the Week, watch an energetic grizzly bear slide down a snowfield in Glacier National Park. Located in Montana, the park contains a total of 25 glaciers.
In previous GlacierHub posts, I’ve written about last chance tourism, but now, I was actually living it. In this story, read about my personal experience on Austerdalsbreen, a Norwegian glacier.
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.
One of the world’s leading credit rating agencies acquired last month the Berkeley-based climate analysis firm Four Twenty Seven, signaling growing private sector concern about the climate crisis.
The proglacial lake at the foot of Kiwi Glacier, one of the longest glaciers in the Cariboo Mountains at British Columbia, continues to grow. Increased retreat has resulted in hundreds of icebergs on its lake.
The newest official to be appointed to the Interior Department, Robert Wallace brings a background of experience as a Republican staffer, GE lobbyist, and park ranger to a role that will oversee the nation’s glaciers.