Global Weather News

August 19, 2019: Iceland held a memorial Sunday for the country's first glacier lost to climate change. The ice melted away after being frozen for 700 years. A bronze plaque unveiled at the site warns that over the next 200 years, all of Iceland's glaciers will meet the same fate.
August 19, 2019: A memorial plaque was installed at the site of the former glacier, warning that in
August 19, 2019: Icelandic officials and environmental activists on Sunday unveiled a memorial plaque, read poems and held a moment of silence to say an official goodbye to the country's first glacier recognized by the country as disappearing due to climate change.
August 19, 2019: Iceland's Okjokull glacier spanned 15 square miles in 1901. Now it spans less than half a square mile.
August 19, 2019: Nation commemorates the once huge Okjokull glacier with plaque that warns action is needed to prevent climate changeIceland has marked its first-ever loss of a glacier to climate change as scientists warn that hundreds of other ice sheets on the subarctic island risk the same fate.As the world recently marked the wa...
August 18, 2019: Scientists say they are bidding farewell to Okjökull, the first Icelandic glacier lost to climate change, in a funeral of sorts.
August 18, 2019: Chunks of falling glacier caused a massive wave that came straight at a pair of kayakers in Alaska.
August 18, 2019: Icelanders hike up a volcano to say goodbye to a glacier lost to climate change.
August 18, 2019: Iceland unveiled a plaque to its Okjokull ice sheet on Sunday, the first of the country's hundreds of glaciers to melt away due to climate change.
August 17, 2019: A plaque placed on Sunday commemorates Okjokull glacier, which was officially declared dead in 2014.
August 14, 2019: A 14-year-old girl vacationing with her family at Glacier National Park in Montana was killed Monday when rocks came tumbling down on their moving vehicle.
August 13, 2019: A French politician is fending off an “avalanche” of accusations that a photo on his Twitter page, in which he appears to be scaling a vertical summit in the Alps, is actually fake.
August 12, 2019: Oddur Sigurðsson, a geologist in the Icelandic Meteorological Office, declared the largely vanished Okjökull glacier dead in 2014.  Five years later, on August 18, Sigurðsson and others will hike to the summit of the cone-shaped volcano where the glacier once thrived, and leave a metal memorial i...
July 27, 2019: They're not heeding the old adage take
July 25, 2019: For centuries, Okjökull was there. Now it isn’t.
July 23, 2019: Scientists and members of the public will unveil a monument recognizing the former Okjökull glacier next month.
July 22, 2019: Attendees will install a plaque with the inscription, a
July 21, 2019: Scientists are memorializing Iceland's first glacier lost to global warming with a poignant letter
July 21, 2019: Scientists are memorializing Iceland's first glacier lost to climate change with a plaque and eulogy that will be unveiled in August. Rice University recently announced researchers will join the Icelandic Hiking Society to reveal the plaque Aug...
July 11, 2019: Thwaites glacier in Antarctica might be past the point of no return. Scientists predict its ice sheet may break off, increasing sea levels.
June 28, 2019: This month, about 50 feet (15 meters) under a Swiss glacier, you can experience what it might be like to live on the moon .
June 20, 2019: Declassified satellite images from the Cold War show that Himalayan glaciers are melting at an alarming rate.
June 20, 2019: Glaciers in the Himalayas are melting faster than they used to, and that could have an impact on hundreds of millions of people in Asia who depend on them for water supplies. The latest evidence comes from images taken by Cold War-era spy satellites. BBC News science correspondent Rebecca Morelle reports.
June 19, 2019: Ice losses indicate ‘devastating’ future for region and 1 billion people who depend on it for waterThe melting of Himalayan glaciers has doubled since the turn of the century, with more than a quarter of all ice lost over the last four decades, scientists have revealed. The accelerating losses indicate a “deva...
June 19, 2019: The melting of Himalayan glaciers has doubled over the last 40 years, scientists say.