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2016 Arctic Report Card Paints Dire Portrait Of Climate Change Trends

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.14.2016 | Green

It’s going to get worse before it gets better. And unless the world takes action, it may never get better. That’s one extremely depressing takeawa...

Why is China so quiet in negotiations about fisheries in the central Arctic Ocean?

The Conversation Global | Posted 12.05.2016 | Business
The Conversation Global

China's capacity to participate in Arctic affairs is still weak. Anna Filipova/Reuters Nengye Liu, University of New England China has become more ...

Spring Has Sprung In The Arctic ... But It's Way Too Early For It

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 05.22.2016 | Green

One of the coldest places on Earth is already starting to see signs of spring -- a good month or two before it should, according to researchers. The N...

'Unusually' Thin And Fractured Arctic Ice Hints At Yet Another Record Melt

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.12.2016 | Green

The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) hadn’t updated its near-real time daily chart of Arctic sea ice levels in more than a month. A satelli...

Arctic Sea Ice Levels Are Lower Than They've Ever Been. Again.

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.28.2016 | Science

The maximum extent of sea ice was lower this year than it’s ever been. A warming Arctic has drastic implications for the rest of the world. ...

Arctic Sea Ice Hits Record Low Winter Maximum

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2015 | Green

OSLO, March 19 (Reuters) - Arctic sea ice this year is the smallest in winter since satellite records began in 1979, in a new sign of long-term climat...

We Make Progress -- but Need More -- on Climate Change

Cornelius B. Murphy, Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 04.27.2015 | Green
Cornelius B. Murphy, Jr., Ph.D.

A second vote in the Senate could draw the support of only 15 Republicans for a measure that supported the fact that humans contribute to climate change. Despite the obvious, more education is required.

Polar Bears Are Migrating To Areas With Longer Lasting Ice

Reuters | Posted 03.16.2015 | Green

By Steve Quinn JUNEAU, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Some polar bear clusters have slowly moved to islands north of Canada's mainland that are r...

Here's Another Reason To Worry About Melting Arctic Ice

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 05.29.2014 | Green

Melting ice sheets could spell disaster for coastal towns, but sea level rise is not the only threat Arctic thawing poses. In a new study published...

Arctic Sea Ice Peak Is 5th Lowest on Record

LiveScience | Becky Oskin, Senior Writer | Posted 04.08.2014 | Green

Despite a late-season boost from the cold weather patterns similar to those that blasted England with terrific storms in February, Arctic sea ice is s...

Peru's Quelccaya Ice Cap Is Melting, Thanks To Climate Change

Posted 03.02.2014 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: For decades now scientists have observed rapid melting in the Quelccaya Ice Cap in Peru. The glacier ebbs ...

Climate Change Sandy Says to US, 'Take That, Idiots!'

Nathan Currier | Posted 12.28.2012 | Green
Nathan Currier

We might as well keep it simple and just say this superstorm is caused by our human-made climate change.

Saving the Arctic Ice: Greenpeace, Greenwashing and Geoengineering (#2)

Nathan Currier | Posted 12.24.2012 | Green
Nathan Currier

Trying to save the arctic is currently the most vital thing in the world, the front lines of the climate war, so let's all applaud Greenpeace for taking up the cause.

Walrus Babies: Putting a Face on Climate Change

Francesca Koe | Posted 12.23.2012 | Green
Francesca Koe

I fell in love last week. Two orphaned baby walruses, Mitik and Pakak, who were found in the waters off the coast of Alaska this summer, stole my heart.

In The Name Of Climate Research, The Coast Guard Throws Things From Airplanes

Posted 10.10.2012 | Green

Petty Officer Third Class Jeremy Ballard and Aviation Electronics Technician Third Class James Link of the US Coast Guard prepare to deploy a buoy. ...

This Is What An Ice-Free Arctic Means

| Posted 09.24.2012 | Green

By David Biello (Click here for original article.) On Sunday, September 16, the sun did not rise above the horizon in the Arctic. Nevertheless eno...

Joanna Zelman

'Running Out Of Time': Arctic Sea Ice Loss Hits Record Low | Joanna Zelman | Posted 09.20.2012 | Green

As Arctic sea ice levels hit a new record low this month, scientists and activists gathered to discuss how to bridge the gap between scientific facts ...

When Different Cultures Unite on Climate Crisis...

Asif Iqbal | Posted 11.11.2012 | Impact
Asif Iqbal

Anusha Sherazi and Dave Finnigan are the two examples of people who, although they belong to the different cultures of Pakistan and the U.S., come to volunteerism in climate action; they have no difference in thoughts and ambition for a common cause.

PHOTOS: A Dispatch From Ground Zero For Climate Change

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 11.01.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

At more than 70º north of the Equator, I'm standing at ground zero for climate change. Nowhere else on Earth is it warming as quickly as in Greenland, the world's largest island.

The Taste of Oil

Michelle Stauffer and Justin Lewis | Posted 10.27.2012 | Green
Michelle Stauffer and Justin Lewis

Drilling in the arctic circle is what they are calling "hot." Personally, I think it's a rather icy venture,.

A Record Low May Be Reached For Arctic Sea Ice Cover

Posted 08.22.2012 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: Arctic sea ice cover is likely to reach a new record low as soon as next week, several weeks before the end...

Ice-Free Arctic Summer Days Within A Decade?

Posted 08.15.2012 | Green

Within a decade, the Arctic could possibly see summer days that are ice-free, a British scientist recently warned. Dr. Seymour Laxon, at University...

No Break in the Breaking News That Our Climate Is Breaking

Neil Wagner | Posted 08.22.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

These are the best of times and the worst of times for the climate change cartoonist field. On the plus side, there is no problem coming up with new ideas. On the down side, there are new, horrifying climate findings being reported every day.

LOOK: New 'White Marble' Photo Shows Planet's Frosty Face

Posted 06.19.2012 | Science

By: OurAmazingPlanet Staff Published: 06/18/2012 05:43 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet A newly released image from NASA shows off our home planet fro...

From Antarctica to Bangladesh: The Story of Rising Seas

Al Gore | Posted 04.01.2012 | Green
Al Gore

Here in Antarctica, it's easy to feel isolated from the rest of the world. But as I look at this exquisite continent buried deep under the ice, it's troubling to think about what will happen as this ice melts ever more rapidly.