New Research Says Ice Loss on Polar Caps Increased Sixfold

Polar ice caps like Greenland and Antarctica are releasing six times more ice than throughout the 1990s, contributing to a higher sea level that could produce annual flooding by 2100 in areas in which now 400 million people live, experts...

Greenland Glaciers Have Started to Shrink Faster Since 2000

Data from satellites show how, why, and when the Greenland glaciers are currently shrinking. There’s also an increase in the glacial retreat, which began to accelerate in the year 2000. At the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union, researchers...