Scientists are frantically copying U.S. climate data, fearing it might vanish under Trump

Scientists are frantically copying U.S. climate data, fearing it might vanish...

Alarmed that decades of crucial climate measurements could vanish under a hostile Trump administration, scientists have begun a feverish attempt to copy reams of...
Arctic just had its warmest year on record ‘by far,’ scientists report

Arctic just had its warmest year on record ‘by far,’ scientists...

The Arctic saw the warmest temperatures ever recorded in 2016, according to an annual report released Tuesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.Air...
How traditional knowledge helps scientists studying polar bears in Greenland

How traditional knowledge helps scientists studying polar bears in Greenland

 When trying to learn more about the polar bear population in Greenland, start with the people whose job is to know them best: polar...
Alaska aims to steer its own course on climate change

Alaska aims to steer its own course on climate change

Alaska must transition away from fossil fuels, invest more in renewables, and cut back on carbon emissions, according to a draft policy release by...
A tale of two Alaska goose populations: Y-K Delta’s shrinks, while Arctic coast’s expands

A tale of two Alaska goose populations: Y-K Delta’s shrinks, while...

For decades, the crowds of small, dark sea geese on the tundra of southwestern Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta have been thinning, a situation opposite that...
Canadian scientists are on edge about Arctic research funding

Canadian scientists are on edge about Arctic research funding

Jennifer Provencher’s Instagram feed is flooded with images of snowy glacier-shaped landscapes, small propeller planes, seal skins and seabird eggs. A postdoctoral fellow at...
Alaska’s governor and Congressional delegation want to remove most of the state’s waters from new offshore leasing plan

Alaska’s governor and Congressional delegation want to remove most of the...

Alaska’s governor and Congressional delegation are urging the Department of Interior to limit offshore oil leasing to the three most prospective areas — the...
125,000 years ago, the central Arctic was covered by summer sea ice – even though temperatures were higher

125,000 years ago, the central Arctic was covered by summer sea...

When thinking about the future of Arctic sea ice, the past can help.Clues are important as the region warms faster than anywhere else on Earth...
Does the ‘Blob’ foretell the North Pacific’s future? A scientist says yes.

Does the ‘Blob’ foretell the North Pacific’s future? A scientist says...

There is good news and bad news about the big warm-water “Blob” that has wreaked havoc on the North Pacific for the past three...
PHOTOS: Mapping Greenland’s big melt

PHOTOS: Mapping Greenland’s big melt

NASA scientists are mapping the loss of ice in Greenland, part of a cutting-edge effort to understand how warming oceans melt ice sheets — a...