Global Warming

NASA Figured Out Exactly Which Glaciers Will Drown Your City When They Melt

Nearly all the ice on Earth is in some state of meltdown. As it spills into the ocean, it raises sea levels. But if you’re curious to know exactly</i> …

Environment

This Alaskan Town Is Being Overrun by Polar Bears and Tourists

Climate change is driving polar bears south and tourists north.<p>The Alaskan town of Kaktovik has a population of less than 250 people, but at this time of year, it receives a wave of visitors—first polar bears, then tourists.<p>Located on Barter Island, off the state's northern coast, Kaktovik isn't …

Travel

Scientists Can Now Tell How Much Glaciers Melting Will Affect Specific Cities

Scientists can now evaluate how much an individual glacier or ice sheet melting will contribute to rising sea levels in port cities around the world, …

Foreign Policy

See How the Earth Has Changed Over the Past 20 Years in This NASA Timelapse

<b>Related: See How the Earth Has Changed Over the Past 20 Years in This NASA Timelapse</b><p>A new 20-year NASA timelapse taken from space shows in just a few …

Time-lapse Photography

Last Month Was the Second-Warmest October on Record

After an unseasonably toasty October, the numbers are in: Temperatures exceeded averages across the globe last month, making it the second-hottest …

Astronomy

How worried should we be about melting ice caps?

The UN climate change conference in Bonn, designed to activate the Paris agreement about greenhouse gases in 2020 that President Trump pulled out of earlier this year, has come to an end.<p>BBC Science Editor David Shukman has looked into how worried we actually should be about melting polar caps.

Climate Change

NASA says New York will flood when the ice caps in Greenland melt

New York should be flooded with concern about global warming.

Climate Change

NASA says New York will flood when the ice caps in Greenland and Antarctica melt

Filed under: News, Environment, Science & Tech<p>New York should be flooded with concern about global warming.<p>Read more...<p>Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Climate Change

Aerial Pictures Reveal a Wild Arctic Wonderland

Florian Ledoux wants his photography to tell the story of the region, and help to save it in the process.<p>Wild and bracingly beautiful, the Arctic captured photographer Florian Ledoux’s heart at age ten. “The scale of the landscape and the incredible species that live there draw me to the Arctic. I …

Climate Change

COP23: Climate Conference Tip-Toes Around Regenerative Agriculture as Solution to Global Warming

By Ercilia Sahores<p>On Nov. 6, the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP23) to the UN Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) kicked off in …

Climate

Antarctica has a Huge Mantle Plume Beneath it, Which Might Explain Why its Ice Sheet is so Unstable

Beneath the Antarctic ice sheet, there lies a continent that is covered by rivers and lakes, the largest of which is the size of Lake Erie. Over the …

Climate Change

October Scorches Records in the Northeast : Image of the Day

Though much of eastern North America just endured a wintry cold snap, it was not that long ago that the weather felt summery. In fact, it was just …

Climate Change

Nasa forecast: Which cities will flood as ice melts?

<b>A forecasting tool reveals which cities will be affected as different portions of the ice sheet melt, say scientists.</b><p>It looks at the Earth's spin and gravitational effects to predict how water will be "redistributed" globally.<p>"This provides, for each city, a picture of which glaciers, ice sheets, …

Climate Change

NASA Finally Has Stunning Photos of The Giant Iceberg That Broke Off Antarctica

Whoa!<p>NASA scientists have captured close-up images of a behemoth iceberg that in July detached from one of the largest floating ice shelves in …

Science

Earth just had its 2nd-warmest October, and 2017 could be the 2nd-warmest year on record

President Donald Trump may not acknowledge this, but October was the second-warmest such month on record, worldwide, according to new data released …

Climate Change

Catch a glimpse of polar bear drama in Smithsonian's 'Polar Bear Town'

As they wait for the water to freeze and the ice to form in the Hudson Bay, more than 1,000 polar bears take up residence in the small town of …

Nature

NASA’s new tool predicts which city will flood first from global warming

It is well known that the melting of glaciers will lead to sea level rise, what is not as well understood is how the melting in different regions of …

Climate Change

October 2017: Earth's 4th Warmest October on Record by Dr. Jeff Masters | Category 6

<i>Dr. Jeff Masters</i> · November 17, 2017, 11:17 AM EST<p><b>Figure 1.</b> Departure of temperature from average for October 2017, the fourth warmest October for …

Weather

NASA tool predicts which cities will flood due to melting ice

NASA has developed a new forecasting tool that can predict which cities will be affected as different portions of ice sheets melt due to global …

Climate Change

October 2017 Was the Second Warmest October on Record

GISTEMP Update<p>October 2017 Was the Second Warmest October on Record<p>October 2017 was the second warmest October in 137 years of modern record-keeping, …

Climate Change

These are the melting glaciers that might someday drown your city, according to NASA

<i>This story has been updated.</i><p>New York City has plenty to worry about from sea level rise. But according to a new study by NASA researchers, it should worry specifically about two major glacier systems in Greenland’s northeast and northwest — but not so much about other parts of the vast northern ice …

Climate Change

Earth is approaching 'tipping points' that could accelerate global warming beyond our capacity, warn scientists

As climate change drives up temperatures, earth comes ever closer to dangerous 'tipping points' that could accelerate <b>global warming</b> beyond our …

Climate Change

NASA Photos Show Antarctic Ice Loss In ‘Irreversible Decline,’ Say Researchers

Researchers working as part of NASA’s Operation IceBridge have been photographing Earth's polar ice in hopes of better understanding connections …

Energy

October confirms 2017 as one of hottest years on record

As world leaders gather in Bonn for the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 23), euronews is launching a new series focusing on meteorological phenomenon established thanks to Copernicus, a European Union programme aimed at developing information services based on satellite Earth Observation and in …

Climate Change

On Thin Ice: Xinjiang Glacier Could Melt Away in 50 Years

XINJIANG, Northwest China — As travelers make their way through scattered rocks and streams toward the mouth of Urumqi River, they may have a …

Xinjiang

French press review 15 November 2017

As France's ruling Republic on the Move party prepares for its first national congress, in Lyon next weekend, right-wing <i>Le Figaro</i> wonders about the …

France

Antarctica's warm underbelly revealed

<b>This is the best map yet produced of the warmth coming up from the rocks underneath the Antarctic ice sheet.</b><p>This "geothermal heat flux" is key data required by scientists in order to model how the White Continent is going to react to climate change.<p>If the rockbed's temperature is raised, it makes …

Climate Change

Greenland's ice sheet faces danger of rapid melt

Going by the rate of melt of the last ice age, scientists predict that all of Greenland will fall into the sea rapidly.<p>Researchers have found that …

Climate Change

Ancient ice sheet melted quicker than we thought - Futurity

The speed with which ice sheets melted in the past may serve as a dire warning about the fate of the Greenland Ice Sheet.

Environment

Livestock to blame for 19% of global warming - study

Livestock emissions are responsible for almost a a fifth of total global warming, a new study has revealed.

Climate Change