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Glaciers a common thread throughout new UN climate report

Glaciers appear in many chapters and sections of the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), titled the Working Group II report of the IPCC's Sixth Assessment. Released on 28 February, it ...

'Blue blob' near Iceland could slow glacial melting

A region of cooling water in the North Atlantic Ocean near Iceland, nicknamed the "Blue blob," has likely slowed the melting of the island's glaciers since 2011 and may continue to stymie ice loss until about 2050, according ...

Mountain glaciers may hold less ice than previously thought

Mountain glaciers are essential water sources for nearly a quarter of the global population. But figuring out just how much ice they hold—and how much water will be available as glaciers shrink in a warming world—has ...

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