Greenland

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DNA from 2m years ago reveals lost Arctic world
Breakthrough pushes back DNA record by 1m years to time when region was 11–19C warmer than today

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

07, Dec, 2022 @4:46 PM

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Melting point: could ‘cloud brightening’ slow the thawing of the Arctic?
The climate emergency is prompting some scientists to suggest extreme measures. But whether you call it geoengineering or biomimicry, others feel interfering with nature will have too high a cost

Andrew Anthony

27, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘It was like an apocalyptic movie’: 20 climate photographs that changed the world
They are the images that made us sit up and take notice. As world leaders gather for Cop27, these pictures prove that global heating isn’t a distant possibility – it’s already here

Gabrielle Schwarz

05, Nov, 2022 @11:00 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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Weather tracker: UK and northern Europe forecast to be windiest places on Earth
Low pressure from Atlantic likely to usher in 70mph gusts from Friday night

Jodie Woodcock (Metdesk)

10, Oct, 2022 @9:36 AM

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World on brink of five ‘disastrous’ climate tipping points, study finds
Giant ice sheets, ocean currents and permafrost regions may already have passed point of irreversible change

Damian Carrington Environment editor

08, Sep, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Major sea-level rise caused by melting of Greenland ice cap is ‘now inevitable’
Loss will contribute a minimum rise of 27cm regardless of what climate action is taken, scientists discover

Damian Carrington Environment editor

29, Aug, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Canada and Denmark end decades-long dispute over barren rock in Arctic
Hans Island ‘whisky war’ – described by some as a ‘pseudo-confrontation’ – ends after formal division agreed

Peter Beaumont

14, Jun, 2022 @2:02 PM

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The last hunt? Future in peril for ‘the unicorn of the sea’
Scientists want to protect narwhals, but local people who hunt them say their traditions are being ignored

Sofia Moutinho and Regin Winther Poulsen

02, Jun, 2022 @5:30 AM

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‘Nature doesn’t fix itself fast’: Greenland weighs up economy v climate crisis
As the island eyes tourism and mining it is also mindful of controlling the cost

Laura Paddison in Narsaq

07, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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How the climate crisis is changing Greenland’s weather
Winters are long and cold, but summer temperatures in the high 20s are now being recorded

Stephen Moss

28, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Drought may have forced Vikings to leave Greenland, says study
Research casts doubt on theory that little ice age was to blame for Norse colonies being abandoned

David Hambling

05, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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