Scientists keep increasing their projections for how much the oceans will rise this century

Scientists keep increasing their projections for how much the oceans will...

A report by a leading research body monitoring the Arctic has found that previous projections of global sea level rise for the end of...
Arctic Ocean on track to be ice-free in summer by 2040

Arctic Ocean on track to be ice-free in summer by 2040

The Arctic Ocean is on track to become ice-free in summers as soon as two decades from now, while autumn and winter temperatures in...
Arctic thaw quickening threatens trillion-dollar costs, says report

Arctic thaw quickening threatens trillion-dollar costs, says report

OSLO — The Arctic's quickening thaw is melting the permafrost under buildings and roads from Siberia to Alaska, raising world sea levels and disrupting temperature...
Thick ice formations in Arctic rivers are melting earlier in summer

Thick ice formations in Arctic rivers are melting earlier in summer

Two scientists’ fascination with the layered ice mounds that build up along Arctic Alaska rivers led to an important discovery — that ice now...
The Arctic Ocean has become a garbage trap for billions of pieces of plastic

The Arctic Ocean has become a garbage trap for billions of...

Drifts of floating plastic that humans have dumped into the world's oceans are flowing into the waters of the Arctic as a result of...
Using old weather to inform Arctic climate change work today

Using old weather to inform Arctic climate change work today

November 26, 1863. A whaling vessel named Milo catches the wind of a chilled morning in New Bedford, Massachusetts, and heads north toward the...
NASA snaps its first photos of a new crack in one of Greenland’s largest glaciers

NASA snaps its first photos of a new crack in one...

The first photographs of a new and ominous crack in Greenland's enormous Petermann Glacier were captured by a NASA airborne mission Friday. NASA's Operation IceBridge,...
For the first time on record, human-caused climate change has rerouted an entire river

For the first time on record, human-caused climate change has rerouted...

A team of scientists Monday documented what they're describing as the first case of large-scale river reorganization as a result of human-caused climate change. They...
An experimental Siberian wildlife park hopes to restore a lost ancient Arctic ecosystem—and slow climate change in the process

An experimental Siberian wildlife park hopes to restore a lost ancient...

More than 700 donors believe in an attempt underway in Siberia to recreate the last ice age. The operators of Pleistocene Park have raised more...
Scientists just found a strange and worrying crack in one of Greenland’s biggest glaciers

Scientists just found a strange and worrying crack in one of...

Scientists examining satellite images of one of Greenland's largest glaciers believe they have found an unexpected new crack in its floating ice shelf that...