The walk from Morteratsch station in Switzerland to the glacier of the same name used to be covered in ice, but it has been steadily shrinking for decades providing one of the clearest examples of climate change in action.
AP (Sep. 1, 2015) President Barack Obama stared down a melting glacier in Alaska on Tuesday in a dramatic use of his presidential pulpit to sound the alarm on climate change. (Sept. 1)
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Reuters - Light News Video Online (Mar. 10, 2016) Chunks of Argentina's famous Perito Moreno glacier, also known as the "White Giant," have begun to collapse in a phenomenon that occurs every four years, but is believed unrelated to climate change. ... watch video
Reuters - News Video Online (Nov. 29, 2015) Some 2,000 climate change events take place in cities across the globe on the eve of the Paris climate talks, making this the biggest ever day of climate action in history. Mana Rabiee reports.
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Celeb TV (Oct. 23, 2013) Celebrities and politicians are joining together to change the planet. Former Vice President Al Gore is doing his part for the planet with 24 Hours Of Reality. Joining together with the Climate ... watch video
TheStreet (June 4, 2014) Energy contributor Dan Dicker talks with Action Alerts Plus co-portfolio manager Stephanie Link about Obama’s EPA proposal to cut power plant emissions by 30% by 2030. While the final execution ... watch video
AFP (Sep. 25, 2015) Over a thousand people gathered in New York on Thursday to take part in the international 'action/2015' campaign, calling for world leaders to act on the Sustainable Development Goals being signed at ... watch video
Odyssey Networks (June 9, 2014) The EPA recently announced its most aggressive plan ever to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in the United States: 30% by 2030. Cutting the poisonous greenhouse gas is the first of three objectives ... watch video
AFP (June 19, 2015) Friends of the Earth says it welcomes the Pope's call for action against climate change. They say he is providing clear leadership, something that has been missing in the climate debate.
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Oct. 20, 2016 Bolivian glaciers shrunk by 43% between 1986 and 2014, and will continue to diminish if temperatures in the region continue to increase. Glacier recession is leaving lakes ... read more
Oct. 17, 2016 Very tiny plastic particles of micro and nano size are difficult to measure in the environment to assess exposure risks. Researchers now provide the first mechanistic modelling study on the behavior ... read more
Oct. 20, 2016 Intensive farming, sprawling towns, a dense road network -- the modern world leaves less and less space for animals and plants. They are forced back into shrinking refuges, ... read more
Oct. 19, 2016 In colder weather, people have long been warming up around campfires and woodstoves. Lately, this idea of burning wood or other biomass for heat has surged in popularity as an alternative to using ... read more
Oct. 19, 2016 A change in the patterns of tropical storms is threatening the future of the Mekong River delta in Vietnam, research shows, indicating a similar risk to other deltas around the ... read more
Sep. 14, 2014 Increased snowfall will not prevent the continued melting of glaciers in the northern Antarctic Peninsula, according to new research. Scientists have discovered that small glaciers that end on land ... read more
Aug. 14, 2014 By combining climate and glacier models, scientists have found unambiguous evidence for anthropogenic glacier mass loss in recent decades. The researchers report that about one quarter of the global ... read more
Mar. 12, 2013 Ongoing glacier loss in the Canadian high Arctic is accelerating and probably irreversible, new model projections suggest. The Canadian high Arctic is home to the largest clustering of glacier ice ... read more
Feb. 5, 2012 A new study shows that land-cover changes, in particular deforestation, in the vicinity of glaciers do not have an impact on glacier loss. However, the study also shows that deforestation decreases ... read more