Super-warm Arctic winter ‘extremely unlikely’ without climate change, scientists say

Super-warm Arctic winter ‘extremely unlikely’ without climate change, scientists say

The Arctic continues to amaze. Hit by a second bout of extremely warm winter temperatures in recent days, the seasonal growth of floating sea ice...
The Arctic is ‘behaving so bizarrely.’ Here’s how some scientists explain that

The Arctic is ‘behaving so bizarrely.’ Here’s how some scientists explain...

Last month, temperatures in the high Arctic spiked dramatically, some 36 degrees Fahrenheit above normal — a move that corresponded with record low levels...
Cold tolerance among Inuit may come from extinct human relatives

Cold tolerance among Inuit may come from extinct human relatives

Inuit who live in Greenland experience average temperatures below freezing for at least half of the year. For those who live in the north,...
Newly discovered prehistoric bird lived near a balmy North Pole

Newly discovered prehistoric bird lived near a balmy North Pole

The North Pole wasn’t always a winter wonderland. Rewind 90 million years, and scientists think it was probably as warm as parts of Florida. A...
Temperature near North Pole jumped to 32 degrees Thursday

Temperature near North Pole jumped to 32 degrees Thursday

Santa may need water skis instead of a sleigh this year. A weather buoy about 90 miles south of the North Pole registered a temperature...
Spiking temperatures in the Arctic startle scientists

Spiking temperatures in the Arctic startle scientists

A spate of extreme warmth in the Arctic over the past two months has startled scientists, who warn high temperatures may lead to record-low...
Pre-Christmas melt? North Pole forecast to warm 50 degrees above normal Thursday

Pre-Christmas melt? North Pole forecast to warm 50 degrees above normal...

It's not normal, and it's happening again. For the second year in a row in late December and for the second time in as many...
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...
Change in the Arctic this year was unlike any ever seen before, scientists say

Change in the Arctic this year was unlike any ever seen...

The meltdown at the top of the world proceeded at an unprecedented clip over the past year, a sweeping scientific report said Tuesday. The annual Arctic...
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...