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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...

Federal Report: Arctic Losing Snow And Ice, Absorbing More Heat

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 02.16.2015 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Arctic and its future are looking dimmer every year, a new federal report says. In the spring and summer of 201...

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.

Climate Change Could Release Toxins Trapped In Arctic Ice

| Posted 09.25.2011 | Green

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Susanne Rust Despite a global decrease in the production of certain toxic chemicals, w...

WATCH: Warming Arctic Interactive Exhibit

Posted 09.14.2011 | Green

In the face of a warming world, the Arctic landscape is changing, as a new interactive exhibit at London's Maritime Museum illustrates. David Silli...

Misrepresenting Climate Science: Cherry-Picking Data to Hide the Disappearance of Arctic Ice

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

As the climate science continues to strengthen, and as the observational data around the world continue to accumulate, those who deny the reality or severity of human-induced climate change are getting increasingly desperate.

Wild Weather Unleashed as Arctic Thaws

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Let's take a much closer look at what's going on in the Arctic, because it's thawing at an alarming rate.