A new study predicts a doubling of ice flow melt by 2050 and possible ice shelf collapse by 2100.
'I've had icicles in places I didn't know existed'
Where to go and what to know
One researcher was found brewing beer in a laboratory
Much of the United States is currently in the grip of a polar vortex, a system of dense air producing plummeting temperatures and swathes of freezing weather, bringing some parts of the country to a halt and causing chaos in others.
Anti-whaling activists Sea Shepherd say they shot the footage showing dead whales in pools of blood
A former Welsh international rugby player has set the second fastest unsupported solo journey to the South Pole in history.
Rise is twice that considered dangerous by climate scientists
Glad to see someone managed a Christmas getaway
'After two months in Antarctica, a hairdryer felt like a luxury'
A Russian ship that has been trapped in thick Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve is on the verge of being rescued as a Chinese icebreaker named the Snow Dragon draws near.
35-year-old completed challenge today after gruelling 500-mile ride in 'vicious' conditions
Movements are similar to flowing traffic on a congested motorway - but can work in any direction
309 offences to be repealed and removed from the statue book this year
Newly analysed data showed the temperature plunged to -93.2C (-135.8F) in August 2010
Scientists claim to have recorded a new lowest ever temperature on earth, but where is it and just where are the coldest places on the planet?