Natural ocean variability is heightening the rate of retreat of the West Antarctic ice sheet, a new study finds. ... Read More
The rapid rise of bedrock beneath one of the fastest melting regions of the West Antarctic ice sheet could help prevent it collapsing, new research... Read More
The rate of sea level rise resulting from the melting of the Antarctic ice sheet has tripled over the past five years, according to new research from... Read More
Parts of Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf are melting in the depths of winter, when temperatures typically stay well below freezing, research finds. ... Read More
The UK and US have jointly launched a five-year research programme this week to study one of the world’s largest – and, potentially, most... Read More
The first three months of 2018 have been between the fourth and sixth warmest first quarter on record since 1880. This is despite a modest La Niña... Read More
Dr Hannes Konrad was formerly a research fellow in the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds and now works at the Alfred Wegener... Read More
The arduous journey that king penguins must make in order to hunt fish to bring back to their young could become even longer as the climate warms,... Read More
The climate data for 2017 is now in. In this article, Carbon Brief explains why last year proved to be so remarkable across the oceans, atmosphere,... Read More
El Niño events are known for bringing floods to South America and contributing to wildfires in Indonesia, but new research reveals they also affect... Read More
The first half of 2017 has seen record low sea ice extents at both poles and near-record global average temperatures – despite the absence of a... Read More
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