Photo Friday: Aerial Images of Norway

9 August 2019, by

This week’s Photo Friday features scenic, aerial images from Geirangerfjord, Norway. Fjords are long, narrow inlets of the sea, situated between mountainous coastline on either side.

Finger Lakes Residents Connect With the Region’s Glacial Past

8 August 2019, by

Glaciers have left a lasting mark on Ithaca, New York, a city whose residents take great pride in the region’s picturesque gorges.

Video of the Week: Grizzlies in Glacier National Park

7 August 2019, by

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.

Swing, Kick, Swing: Ice Climbing on a Norwegian Glacier

7 August 2019, by

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.

Roundup: Antarctic Species Diversity, Credit Ratings, and an Alaskan Podcast

5 August 2019, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about the impact of glacier melt on the diversity of ocean species in Antarctica, Moody’s purchase of a climate data firm, and a podcast about Alaskan glaciers.

Photo Friday: Images of Europe’s July Heat Wave

2 August 2019, by

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.

What Moody’s Recent Acquisition Means for Assessing the Costs of the Climate Crisis

1 August 2019, by

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.

Video of the Week: Icebergs at Kiwi Glacier’s Proglacial Lake

31 July 2019, by

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.

Iceland to Commemorate the Demise of Okjökull Glacier

31 July 2019, by

A plaque will recognize the first glacier in Iceland lost to climate change.

Rob Wallace Installed to Post in Department of the Interior

30 July 2019, by

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.

Roundup: Gold Mining in Peru, an Animated Film Featuring the Andes Mountains, and a Lunar Simulation in a Swiss Glacier

29 July 2019, by

In this week’s roundup, read about gold mining in the highest place permanently inhabited by people, an animated film that highlights environmental harmony and the Andean landscape, and how a Swiss glacier is hosting a simulation of a human settlement in outer space.

Photo Friday: Glacier Melt in Bolivia Exacerbates the Nation’s Water Crisis

26 July 2019, by

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.