Blog posts tagged in glaciers
By Somini Sengupta
The New York Times
MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash.>> Once, there were 29. Now at least one is gone, maybe three. Those that remain are almost half the size they used to be. Mount Rainier is losing its glaciers. That is all the more striking as it is the most glacier-cov...
This post originally ran on Juan Cole’s website.
Pope Francis continues to preach environmentalism as he addresses crowds in Latin America, a challenging message in poor countries where over-exploitation of natural resources is a constant temptation. These are also countries and populations, ...
Greenland’s ice sheet shrank by an average of 243 billion tonnes a year between 2003 and 2009 – a rate of melting that is enough to raise the world’s sea levels by 0.68 mm per year.
In what is claimed as the first detailed study, geologist Beata Csatho, of the University of Buffalo in the US, and c...
Greenland is now mostly white. Snow and ice and glaciers abound, but are shrinking as the climate warms. Turns out that some of the glaciers are found in canyons and the canyons are deeper than previously thought. There are sea-level rise implications!
Scientists at NASA and the University of Calif...