Greenland

March 26, 2019
March 26, 2019

Key melting Greenland glacier is growing again

A major Greenland glacier that was one of the fastest shrinking ice and snow masses on Earth is growing again, a new NASA study finds.

April 10, 2016
April 10, 2016

Global warming is now changing how Earth wobbles

Global warming is shifting the way the Earth wobbles on its polar axis, a new NASA study finds.

March 5, 2016
March 5, 2016

Darker ice causes Greenland to melt faster: study

Greenland’s snow-white ice is getting darker and melting faster, according to a new study, published in the European Geosciences Union journal The Cryosphere.

January 5, 2016
January 5, 2016

New discovery about Greenland could be making sea-level rise worse

Analyzing a new study, Washington Post reports that rising global temperatures may be affecting the Greenland ice sheet and its contribution to sea-level rise in more serious ways that scientists...

November 13, 2015
November 13, 2015

'Dramatic retreat' seen in Greenland glacier

A major glacier in northeastern Greenland is rapidly crumbling into the Atlantic Ocean and experts warned on Thursday the breakup will likely raise global sea level by 18 inches (a half meter).

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Scientists reveal a bit of good news about Greenland’s great melt

Climate change is speeding up the melting of the great sheet of ice covering Greenland, a frozen mass the size of Alaska that holds an estimated 10 percent of the world’s ice and scientists are...

August 24, 2015
August 24, 2015

Greenland glacier sheds big ice chunk

Scientists are studying a big mass of ice that has broken off the Jakobshavn Glacier in Greenland.

July 10, 2015
July 10, 2015

Seas could rise 6m even if govts curb warming: Study

Sea levels could rise by at least six metres (20 feet) in the long term, swamping coasts from Florida to Bangladesh, even if governments achieve their goals for curbing global warming, according to...