A newly published study in Nature Communications shows an important new understanding of the climate system that will allow us to better understand past climate variability. The results were uncovered by expeditions between the North Pole and Antarctica.
During the last ice age's maximum, at a time when Scandinavia was covered by a gigantic ice sheet, ice-free conditions prevailed in the Polar Ural Mountains. John-Inge Svendsen writes about a unique climate archive from Arctic Russia.
Climate change could bring about major disruption for the Indus River and for the millions of people who depend on it. Yet why is it still so challenging to forecast the future of the Indus’ water resources? Michel Mesquita, Lu Li and others investigate that in their new book chapter.