An international team of climate scientists has proposed three multi-billion dollar projects to slow down ice loss from polar glaciers and delay disastrous sea-level rise.
2°C of warming - compared to 1.5°C - greatly increases the risk of ice-free summer by the end of the century.
During the summer, the northern areas of Norway experience 24 hours of sunlight. That's when Benjamin Vidmar makes his move.
A round-up of some of the top stories you may - or may not - have missed this week.
The Rhone Glacier has been shrinking rapidly over the last decade and locals are doing everything they can to slow it down.
The Arctic has been unusually warm since the beginning of 2018.
Europe's cold temperatures are part of a wider phenomenon linked to weather in the Arctic.
A ship named after Russian explorer Eduard Toll is the first to tackle the treacherous Northern Sea Route without the help of an icebreaker.
In order to understand how polar bears in the Arctic will face environmental changes, a new study has revealed just how much energy a bear requires to hunt.
Canada and Denmark both claim sovereignty over Hans Island, and since the 1980s have taken it in turns to remove the others flag and leave a bottle of national spirit.
Engineers at the German Aerospace Center (GAC) will soon build a high-tech farm that will allow Antarcticans to harvest produce.
Icebergs breaking off Antarctica, even massive ones, do not typically concern glaciologists. But the impending birth of a new massive iceberg could be more of a problem.
An unexpected thaw of permafrost allows water into the 'Doomsday' vault - a deep freeze designed to protect the world's seed supplies.
The last piece of summer sea-ice in the Arctic is expected to melt away in just 23 years, three decades earlier than previously expected.
Researchers have found the source of a vivid red waterfall in Antarctica, thanks to echolocation.