Model predicts more snow at the poles

Most of us will see less snow over the coming years - but polar and high-altitude regions will get more, a new climate model from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts.

Himalayas set for major quakes?

Massive earthquakes have left clear ground scars in the central Himalayas, raising concerns that more could be on the way - in a region that has a population density similar to that of New York City.

Pacific Northwest, Himalayas, may be set for major quake

New seismic observations indicate that the Himalayas and Pacific Northwest may be primed for major earthquakes.

Retreating glaciers could affect water supplies

Glaciers in the eastern and central regions of the Himalayas are retreating at an ever-increasing pace,  while those in the western Himalayas may even be growing.

Himalayan glaciers in better state than feared

Himalayan glaciers aren't shrinking as fast as thought - indeed, some are actually growing. 

Satellite data shows sea level rise

While glaciers globally are shedding billions of tons of ice each year, the Himalayas aren't, a study shows.  

Himalayas and Antarctic could be best places for solar power

It's natural, perhaps, to associate solar power with the hot places of the world.