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Melting Arctic

How Important Is The Arctic?

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 03.03.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and other nations face many challenges and opportunities in the Arctic, a frozen frontier where melting ice is c...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

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...

Could a Massive Dam Between Alaska and Russia Save the Arctic?

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

Scientists have for decades proposed mastering the elements to control the weather. But is tinkering with the Arctic Ocean -- the world's air conditioner -- by building a dam across the Bering Strait really a good idea?

WWF: Melting Arctic adds urgency to climate deal

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

OSLO, Norway — Data showing Arctic sea ice may reach its lowest level on record this summer underscores the need for governments to speed up tal...