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‘It’s still as beautiful as ever’: the changing face of the French Alps
The reality of the climate crisis is that Chamonix valley’s glaciers are shrinking, though tourist guides and their clients are finding ways to help and adapt

Sam Haddad

07, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘Extreme situation’: Antarctic sea ice hits record low
Sea ice helps protect glaciers and ice caps that would cause massive sea level rise when lost, scientists warn

Damian Carrington Environment editor

15, Feb, 2023 @3:06 PM

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Half of glaciers will be gone by 2100 even under Paris 1.5C accord, study finds
If global heating continues at current rate of 2.7C, losses will be greater with 68% of glaciers disappearing

Phoebe Weston

05, Jan, 2023 @7:00 PM

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‘Vast’ mass of microbes being released by melting glaciers
Bacteria can fertilise ecosystems but need to be studied closely to identify potential pathogens, scientists say

Damian Carrington Environment editor

17, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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World faces ‘terminal’ loss of Arctic sea ice during summers, report warns
The dramatic vanishing of polar ice sheets will cause catastrophic sea level rise that will threaten cities, according to a major new study

Oliver Milman

07, Nov, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Mountaineers recover cameras lost in 1937 expedition to Canadian peak
Expert team studied maps, old photos and satellite data to estimate glacier movements and track lost gear

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

05, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Microphones dropped into ocean off Greenland to record melting icebergs
Artist Siobhán McDonald will turn recordings into an acoustic installation exploring humanity’s impact on the ocean

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

19, Oct, 2022 @4:00 AM

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East Antarctic glacier melting at 70.8bn tonnes a year due to warm sea water
Denman glacier in remote part of the continent could become unstable, possibly contributing to more sea level rise than predicted

Lisa Cox

14, Oct, 2022 @7:37 AM

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Glacier grief: how funerals and rituals can help us mourn the loss of nature
From mountain top ceremonies to immersive art, people are finding new ways to express feelings of grief – and guilt

Sofia Quaglia

10, Oct, 2022 @6:45 AM

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Switzerland’s melting glaciers reveal human remains and plane wreckage
Record high temperatures in the Alps this summer have led to the discovery of two bodies and an aircraft that crashed in 1968

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

09, Aug, 2022 @1:01 PM

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Extreme heat around the world in videos, photos and graphics
From wildfires to glacier collapses, a flurry of extreme heat events have led to deaths and disrupted lives since the start of the month

Matt Fidler, Maheen Sadiq and Glenn Swann

14, Jul, 2022 @9:44 AM

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Italy weighs up risks to lives and livelihoods after Marmolada tragedy
Authorities keen to avoid repeat of fatal glacier fall and avalanche but need to protect local tourism industry

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

09, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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