Greenland, Antarctic ice sheets losing volume

A new study has observed the changes in the altitude of Greenlandic and Antarctic glaciers.

Swiss say only decades left for ice artifacts

Swiss scientists say only decades remain for alpinists and hikers to retrieve items covered for hundreds or even thousands of years by ice which is now melting.

Glaciers in Tibetan Plateau shrink 15% due to global warming: Report

Glaciers in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau in western China have shrunk by 15 per cent over the past three decades and the situation could worsen in future due to global warming, according to Chinese scientists.

Greenland’s ice sheet melts in spurts

Loss of ice from Greenland’s vast sheet may occur mainly in short bursts, suggest Danish scientists who used aerial photos dating back to the 1980s to plot shrinking of glaciers around the island’s northwest coast.

Global warming not sole reason for glacier melting

A top climate official of the country says there could be other reasons as well for melting of snow in the youngest mountain systems of the world.

Swiss glaciers melting slower now than in 1940s!

Contrary to popular perception that glaciers are melting faster due to global warming, a study says that Swiss glaciers were melting even faster in 1940s.