Ice-Blog: New report sees Arctic melt on course to tip global climate

Scientists say the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard has seen such extreme warmth this year that the average annual temperature could

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Blog: Greenland ice holds Cold War peril

It sounds like something from a science-fiction novel or a disaster movie. A hidden city under ice, housing 200 people,

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Ice-Blog: Can we halt Arctic melt? Hard question for UN advisor

I had a very interesting high-profile visitor here at Deutsche Welle this week. Bonn, John Le Carré’s “Small Town in

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Ice-Blog: Translating COP21 from intent into action… is time running out?

After all the hype surrounding the Paris Climate Agreement in December, there is a real danger of anti-climax, of feeling

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Ice-Blog: Arctic sea ice, Greenland and Europe’s weird weather

As I write this, I am sitting in a short-sleeved shirt with the window open, enjoying an unusually warm start

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Ice-Blog: Time to cruise the Northwest Passage?

When I came across a story about a sold-out cruise through the North-West Passage planned for this summer on a

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Ice-Blog: Record permafrost erosion in Alaska bodes ill for Arctic infrastructure

Sitting in my office on the banks of the river Rhine, I am trying to imagine what would happen if

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