All the World's Glaciers, Mapped
The problem with Glaciers is that rich people do not live on top of them. If they did we would have excellent maps and everyone would suddenly care about protecting them. Having this inventory and detailed spatial information will really push forward glacier and environmental studies. Hopefully the results on new studies will help convince people that we should be concerned about them.
Scientists Warn of Rising Oceans From Polar Melt
I will go ahead and dash all the hopes from the previous one. The idea that it is too late is a little alarming. Some how I do not think that this is going to convince anybody that we should reduce our consumption.