Glacial geoengineering—the key to slowing sea level rise?

The rapid collapse of some of the world's biggest glaciers due to climate change will have devastating consequences for our planet's coastlines due to sea level rise. Compounding this issue is the fact that many of these ...

Mystery solved for mega-avalanches in Tibet

An international scientific effort determined the cause of a highly unusual and deadly glacier avalanche in Tibet in 2016, a new Nature Geoscience paper says.

East Antarctic Ice Sheet has history of instability

The East Antarctic Ice Sheet locks away enough water to raise sea level an estimated 53 meters (174 feet), more than any other ice sheet on the planet. It's also thought to be among the most stable, not gaining or losing ...

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