Volcanoes beneath Antarctic ice sheet melting glaciers

Not only climate change, subglacial volcanoes below the West Antarctic ice sheet are also contributing to the melting of Thwaites Glacier - a major river of ice that flows into Antarctica`s Pine Island Bay, a study suggests.

Antarctic ice sheet collapse has begun, shows research

In an alarming find, scientists have discovered that the collapse of West Antarctic ice sheet - that holds enough water to raise global seas by several feet - has already begun.

Greenland`s `fastest glacier` smashes breaking speed record

Researchers have suggested that Jakobshavn Isbrae (Jakobshavn Glacier) is moving ice from the Greenland ice sheet into the ocean at a speed that seems to be the fastest ever recorded.

WWI ammunition found in Italy as glacier melts

The ammunition was found at an altitude of 3,200 metres by a melting glacier on the Ago de Nardis peak in Trentino.

Greenland glaciers not melting as much as speculated

Greenland’s contribution to rising sea level in the 21st century might be significantly less than the upper limits some scientists thought possible.

Move under way to save ice breaker Glacier

The ice breaker that helped found McMurdo Station on Antarctica and performed a record-breaking 39 Arctic and Antarctic deployments.

Earth losing roughly 150 bn tons of ice annually

Greenland, Antarctica and global glaciers and ice caps lost roughly 8 times the volume of Lake Erie from 2003-2010.

Strong currents accelerate Antarctic ice melt

The glacier is currently sliding into the sea at a clip of four km a year.

Glaciers account for half of rising sea levels

Alaska glaciers have been losing mass more rapidly since the mid-1990s.

Argentine glacier recedes due to global warming

The Ameghino glacier in Argentina has receded 4 km over the past 80 years due to global warming.

China`s glaciers to shrink 27 % by 2050: Report

China`s glaciers might shrink by 27.2% by 2050 because of global warming, according to a report.

Antarctica`s glacier `contributing 10 pc of sea level rise`

Scientists have found that thinning ice in Antarctica is contributing nearly 10 per cent of sea level rise.

Volcano erupts in Iceland, hundreds evacuated

Authorities evacuated hundreds of people after a volcano erupted beside a glacier in southern Iceland, Iceland`s civil protection agency said Sunday.

Two huge icebergs let loose off Antarctica`s coast

A massive iceberg struck Antarctica, dislodging another giant block of ice from a glacier, Australian and French scientists have said.

Glacier error `cost us dear`: UN climate panel chief

The embattled chief of the UN climate change panel admitted on Wednesday that a mistake in a landmark 2007 report had damaged the body`s credibility, in an interview with a British newspaper.

`IPCC didn`t correct glaciers report despite being informed`

RK Pachauri took two months to correct the report about melting Himalayan glaciers despite being informed before
last year`s Copenhagen Summit.

No action against scientists, indicates Pachauri

IPCC Chairman R K Pachauri today
termed as "regrettable error" the claim that Himalayan
glaciers will disappear by 2035 and indicated that there will
be no action against any scientist for the controversial
conclusion.

IPCC response over Himalayan glacier in a week: Pachauri

R K Pachauri, head of UN`s
panel of climate scientists today defended his Nobel winning
team over forecasting an early disappearance of the Himalayan
glaciers, saying IPCC will soon come with a response report on
the issue.

TERI is globally respected: DFID

Stating that environmentalist R K
Pachauri`s New Delhi-based TERI is "globally respected",
Britain today denied that the process of due

Glaciologist demands apology from Pachauri for `voodoo` remark

India`s senior-most glaciologist
V K Raina today said the chief of the UN climate body should
apologise to the scientist fraternity for dubbing their work
on melting of Himalayan glaciers as "voodoo science".