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Climate Change Arctic

Researchers Observe Gnarly Waves In Arctic Ocean For First Time

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.30.2014 | Green

Surfers may know the shores of Australia or Hawaii as some of the prime surfing spots around the world. But swells in the Arctic Ocean? That's a new o...

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...

Arctic Temperatures Highest In 44,000 YEARS

Posted 10.30.2013 | Green

From LiveScience staff writer Douglas Main: Plenty of studies have shown that the Arctic is warming and that the ice caps are melting, but how d...

How Much Does The Arctic Contribute To Climate Change?

Posted 06.13.2013 | Green

From Becky Oskin, LiveScience Staff Writer: Tons of carbon and methane lie under the Arctic tundra, trapped in ice. The frozen ground, called perma...

Sea Ice Loss Could Alter Arctic Air Chemistry

Posted 04.24.2013 | Green

From Andrea Thompson, OurAmazingPlanet Managing Editor: Over the past 30 years, the Arctic has warmed more than any other place on the planet, and ...

Arctic Crisis: Far From Sight, the Top of the World's Problems

Nathan Currier | Posted 11.11.2012 | Green
Nathan Currier

The reasons for thinking that there isn't an arctic crisis are about as firm as cotton candy. I'm sorry if this sounds "alarmist," but the arctic -- fundamental to the stability of our weather patterns, climate and agriculture -- is rapidly coming apart.

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...