Current climate policies put the world on track for 3.3C warming, says study

Current climate policies put the world on track for 3.3C warming,...

KATOWICE, Poland — Average world temperatures are on course to far exceed the main goal set in the 2015 Paris Agreement on limiting global...
Canada’s biggest Arctic science gathering draws more than 1,000 participants to Ottawa

Canada’s biggest Arctic science gathering draws more than 1,000 participants to...

If you think science is boring or doesn’t have much to do with your life, you may be surprised by what researchers are talking...
A second Arctic Science Ministerial moves cooperation forward, but work remains to be done

A second Arctic Science Ministerial moves cooperation forward, but work remains...

A second high-level Arctic science meeting held earlier this year marked progress in international scientific cooperation in the region, according to the head of...
Climate change is pushing the Arctic into unprecedented — and unpredictable — territory, scientists warn

Climate change is pushing the Arctic into unprecedented — and unpredictable...

Changes in the Arctic are pushing the region into uncharted territory, according to a new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Every year...
Fishery managers approve an ecosystem plan for the fast-changing Bering Sea

Fishery managers approve an ecosystem plan for the fast-changing Bering Sea

Federal fisheries managers have approved a new Bering Sea ecosystem plan that officials say will help guide decisions as conditions rapidly change in the...
Arctic contribution to sea-level rise is accelerating, study finds

Arctic contribution to sea-level rise is accelerating, study finds

Melting land ice in the Arctic — glaciers and the Greenland ice sheet — contributes nearly a third of the water responsible for global...
Climate change will cost Alaska billions, new national report says

Climate change will cost Alaska billions, new national report says

Thanks to its Arctic location, Alaska faces high costs and extreme impacts from climate change, says a new national report that describes effects nationally.The...
We need to fill the gaps in Arctic research before a crisis strikes

We need to fill the gaps in Arctic research before a...

In the event of a major shipping or oil spill disaster, Arctic nations will face unprecedented environmental and humanitarian challenges.A cruise ship fire in...
The first-ever scientific population estimate finds Chukchi Sea polar bears have thrived in recent years

The first-ever scientific population estimate finds Chukchi Sea polar bears have...

The Chukchi Sea between Russia and the United States has long posed a big question mark to polar bear researchers.The bears there are one...
Researchers find a huge — and recent — meteorite crater beneath Greenland’s ice sheet

Researchers find a huge — and recent — meteorite crater beneath...

Beneath Greenland’s ice sheet, scientists have discovered, is a near-perfectly round depression created when a big meteorite fell from space and struck the northeastern...