Climate change activist Lewis Pugh became the first person to swim in a supraglacial lake, formed on top of a glacier because of melting ice.
The heat wave that smashed high temperature records in Europe last week is accelerating the melting of Greenland's ice sheet and causing massi…
The current melting has been brought on by the arrival of the same warm air from North Africa and Spain that melted European cities and towns last week.
Decades of climbing on Mount Everest have turned it into a very tall garbage dump, strewn with rubbish, human waste and even bodies.
Icefalls are fairly common among Mount Rainier's 25 glaciers, but many are not likely seen or heard. Recent falls covered a popular climbing route and may have missed a group of climbers by just hours.
Ohio State ice scientist Lonnie Thompson has visited the Qori Kalis glacier (not pictured here) since 1974. Between 1978 and 2016, it has shriveled 3,740 feet (1.14 kilometers). Thompson described his regular expeditions to the Peruvian glacier "like visiting a terminally ill family member."
The forward edge of the Mendenhall glacier outside of Juneau has receded about 1,800 feet (550 meters) between 2007 and 2015.
The Stein glacier has shrunk about 1,800 feet (550 meters) between 2006 and 2015.
The Trift glacier has retreated nearly three quarters of a mile (1.17 kilometers) between 2006 and 2015.
The Solheimajokull glacier has shriveled by about 2,050 feet (625 meters) between 2007 and 2015.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Over the past decade, scientists and photographers keep returning to the world's glaciers, watching them shrink with each visit. Now they want others to see how a warming planet is melting masses of ice in a series of before-and-after photos.
There’s nothing quite like the artwork of frozen landscapes. You can almost feel the cold while viewing the beautiful work of Stanford artist …