Latest Glaciology News

Warming world creates hazard for Alpine glaciers

Jul. 05, 2022 17:16 PM EDT

Italy was enduring a prolonged heat wave before a massive piece of Alpine glacier broke off and killed hikers on Sunday and experts say climate change will make those hot, destabilizing conditions more common. Seven hikers died and several others are unaccounted for after large...

Shaky oasis for some polar bears found, but not for species

Jun. 16, 2022 14:24 PM EDT

With the polar bear species in a fight for survival because of disappearing Arctic sea ice, a new distinct group of Greenland bears seem to have stumbled on an icy oasis that might allow a small remote population to “hang on.” But it’s far from “a life raft” for the...

Veteran Johnson, rookie Byram form tight bond on 'D' for Avs

Jun. 12, 2022 15:58 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — There’s a 13-year age gap in the pairing of Colorado Avalanche defensemen Erik Johnson and Bowen Byram. They play different styles, too. But their chemistry on the ice is undeniable and their stories have another link, too, as both have dealt with the lingering...