May. 26, 2017 03:22PM EST
Rink Glacier in western Greenland, with a meltwater lake visible center. NASA/OIB
By Alex Kirby
An ambitious scientific expedition is due to start work on May 22 on Bolivia's second-highest mountain, Illimani. The researchers plan to drill three ice cores from the Illimani glacier, and to store two of them in Antarctica as the start of the world's first ice archive.
By Tim Radford
German scientists have worked out the process that could destroy an Antarctic ice shelf the size of Iraq.
Deep in the soils of permafrost lurks unknown and archaic bacteria that could potentially spawn viruses and disease that the human race has never been exposed to, at least, not in the recent history of penicillin. But with climate change rapidly heating up the poles, the permafrost is melting away, and we may have to face whatever is beneath the ice.
By Leo Hickman
On the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 8, 1981, the UK's only commercial TV channel, ITV, broadcast an hour-long documentary, Warming Warning.
A massive iceberg is towering over a Newfoundland town, as climate change continues to cause dramatic and spectacular events.