10 December 2019
A new federal report on the Arctic finds the region is in the midst of drastic and sudden changes as a result of human-caused warming.
For half a century, Taku had been the one known Alaskan glacier to withstand the effects of climate change - until now.
Researchers have predicted that the climate in various regions of the Arctic may change abruptly as the region undergoes large scale melting of permafrost-frozen soil beneath the ground surface.
You can find evidence of a changing climate everywhere on Earth. But nowhere are the changes more dramatic than in the Arctic.
Global warming has put a glacier in the Italian Alps at risk of collapse, officials warned, leading to road closures, travel restrictions, and evacuations in the immediate vicinity.
Once deep in powder, this time of year, Chile's ski stations are fighting the ravages of climate change and pollution that have brought less and less snow to the central Andes.
This is where Earth's refrigerator door is left open, where glaciers dwindle and seas begin to rise.
Greenland is home to the world's second-largest ice sheet and when it melts significantly - as it is expected to do this year - there are knock-on effects for sea levels and weather across the globe.
The brain-harming metal is discharged directly into the river and carried to it on air currents. Some argue authorities are doing too little to stop both routes of pollution.
"The scary part is that most people who fish are not aware of these advisories although there are notices with fish and wildlife agencies"
"Texas claims to be very sympathetic to property rights. On the other hand, they support oil and gas. What this project has exposed is that these two priorities are not equal."
EHN.org investigation finds regulatory push to discredit independent evidence of harm while favoring pro-industry science despite significant shortcomings.