Melting glaciers in the Arctic are increasing the flood risk to the UK and could end up costing us billions of pounds, according to a top environmental official.
Glaciers are responsible for around half of the rise in sea levels to date.
Leading scientists have told ITV News that Arctic glaciers are melting faster than expected and that the UK needs to prepare for more frequent flooding as a result.
In his latest report on the changing Arctic, our Science Editor Lawrence McGinty has been to meet some glaciologists in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard:
How do scientists survive -30 degrees temperatures at Barneo, the temporary camp set up on floating ice near the North Pole?
Arctic glaciers are melting faster than expected fuelling a rise in sea levels, which experts believe could cost the UK billions of pounds.
As new figures show the record cold weather is persisting into April, the Met Office says it will investigate if Arctic melting is to blame.