Natural ocean variability is heightening the rate of retreat of the West Antarctic ice sheet, a new study finds. ... Read More
Temperatures on the Earth’s surface in the first half of 2018 were lower than over the same period for the three previous years. This was due, in... Read More
Rising temperatures and declining sea ice are driving a “rapid climate shift” in the Arctic’s Barents Sea, a new study says. ... 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
Meeting the Paris Agreement’s aspirational target of limiting global warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels could “substantially” reduce... Read More
Arctic sea ice has experienced its maximum extent for the year, reaching 14.48m square kilometers on 17 March – the second smallest in the 39-year... Read More
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