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2023 Highlights

Antarctic sea ice hit record lows again. Scientists wonder if it’s ‘the beginning of the end’
CNN, 2023-02-21

Travelling on broken ice: Inuvialuit elder, scientist describe the Arctic's shrinking ice cover
CBC, 2023-04-06

$68 million NASA contract awarded to CU Boulder’s National Snow and Ice Data Center
Daily Camera, 2023-04-17

Ice sheets melting faster than anticipated, study shows
PBS NewsHour, 2023-04-20

‘Devastating’ melt of Greenland, Antarctic ice sheets found, 2023-04-20

Too late now to save Arctic summer ice, climate scientists find
The Guardian, 2023-06-06

Martha Stewart stirs up controversy by putting a ‘small iceberg’ in her cocktail, 2023-09-01

2022 Highlights

Sea ice over Antarctica just shrank to its smallest on record
Washington Post, 2022-03-18

Arctic sea ice could hit maximum extent ‘much earlier’ than usual
The Guardian, 2022-03-22

Arctic Sea Ice Begins Its Warm Season Retreat in Worse Shape Than Previously Thought
Discover Magazine, 2022-03-23

CU Boulder research finds polar bears using glacier ice to survive
Daily Camera, 2022-06-16

From dry to deluge, how heavy snow, rain flooded Yellowstone
AP, 2022-06-17

On thin ice: Colorado's glaciers are telling a 'rather dismal' story through data, satellite imagery
Denver7, 2022-10-13

‘Everything is connected to everything’
How the National Snow and Ice Data Center prioritizes collaboration to study climate change
Boulder Weekly, 2022-11-03

Arctic Report Card 2022: The Arctic is getting rainier and seasons are shifting, with broad disturbances for people, ecosystems and wildlife
The Conversation, 2022-12-13

2021 Highlights

The state of the climate in 2021
BBC, 2021-01-08

Observing Trends in Arctic Sea Ice Decline and the Potential Consequences
KPCW’s This Green Earth, 2021-07-06

Rain falls at the summit of Greenland Ice Sheet for first time on record
Washington Post, 2021-08-19

Shriveling of Arctic Sea Ice Cover Slowed a Little This Summer, But it Still Remains in a Precarious State
Discover Magazine, 2021-10-02

Arctic sea ice is disappearing and it’s harming polar bears
AP, 2021-11-05

Rain fell at Greenland’s summit this year for the first time. It’s going to happen more often, study says
CNN, 2021-11-30

UN resolution calling on ships to use cleaner fuel in Arctic a good first step to cut emissions, experts say
CBC, 2021-12-02

A gloomy report card from the Arctic
NPR, 2021-12-14

2020 Highlights

Arctic sea-ice shrinks to near record low extent, 2020-09-21

Two Canadian Arctic ice caps have completely disappeared, satellite imagery shows, 2020-08-05

Wildfires, record warmth and rapidly melting ice: Arctic climate goes further off the rails this summer, 2020-07-29

Why Arctic sea ice just crashed to an extreme, record low, 2020-07-21

What a 100-degree day in Siberia really means, 2020-06-23

Boulder scientists focused on rain-on-snow impact in Arctic, 2020-03-06

Temperatures at a Florida-Size Glacier in Antarctica Alarm Scientists, 2020-01-29

2019 Highlights

Looking down on a decade: Satellite images tell the stories, 2019-12-23

Arctic Report Card 2019: Extreme Ice Loss, Dying Species as Global Warming Worsens, 2019-12-10

Oceans and ice are absorbing the brunt of climate change, 2019-09-25

Greenland's melting ice as of July 2019 sets record for nation's hottest month, 2019-08-19

Walloped by heat wave, Greenland sees massive ice melt, 2019-08-03

Arctic Ice is crashing, and that’s bad for everyone, 2019-07-30

What to know about the huge losses of Antarctic sea ice, 2019-07-01

Boulder scientist helps show impact of accelerated climate change on global economy, 2019-04-25

2018 Highlights

Arctic sea ice minimum continues downward trend, with implications beyond the Arctic, Wed, 2018-10-03

ICESat-2: NASA satellite to monitor Earth's vast frozen landscape, Mon, 2018-09-24

The Arctic's 'last bastion' of sea ice is breaking up for the first time on record, Fri, 2018-08-24

The coldest place on Earth is even colder than we thought: Antarctic temps hit 144 degrees below zero, Tue, 2018-06-26

The planet’s most frigid region is even colder than scientists thought, Tue, 2018-06-26

In the Arctic, the old ice is disappearing, Mon, 2018-05-14

Thwaites Glacier: Biggest ever Antarctic field campaign (United Kingdom), Mon, 2018-04-30

Arctic sea ice missed a record low this winter. Barely., Fri, 2018-03-23

Can it be too cold to snow?, Fri, 2018-01-05

Huge snowfall increases over Antarctica could counter sea level rise, scientists say, Wed, 2018-01-03

2017 Highlights

At 2017 minimum, scientists ask: Is Arctic entering the Thin Ice Age?, Mon, 2017-09-25

We charted Arctic sea ice for nearly every day since 1979. You'll see a trend., Fri, 2017-09-22

A massive chunk of Antarctica just broke off, Wed, 2017-07-12

Global warming could thaw far more permafrost than expected, study says, Mon, 2017-04-10

The Arctic, Antarctic poles just set a terrifying new record for low levels of sea ice, Thu, 2017-03-23

Arctic's winter sea ice drops to its lowest recorded level
NYTimescom, Wed, 2017-03-22

A new digital atlas documents thousands of Yup'ik places. Now it's time to add stories of life there., Sat, 2017-03-04

Antarctic sea ice has hit an all-time low, Thu, 2017-03-02

These scientists think giant machines could help refreeze the Arctic, Wed, 2017-02-15

Boulder scientist targets more effective, safer avalanche mitigation, Fri, 2017-01-27

2016 Highlights

What happens if Delaware-sized iceberg breaks off Antarctica?, Thu, 2016-12-08

From pole to pole, twin sea ice records have scientists stunned, Tue, 2016-12-06

Record temperatures are robbing the Arctic of its winter, Tue, 2016-11-22

The average American melts 645 square feet Arctic ice every year, Thu, 2016-11-03

No evidence of recovery as Arctic sea ice sinks to near record lows, Thu, 2016-09-15

The Arctic is melting—and scientists just lost a key tool to observe it
The Washington Post, Mon, 2016-04-25

Arctic sea ice dwindles to new record winter low
Scientific American, Tue, 2016-03-29

Ocean warming threatens stability of Antarctic ice shelves by carving 'upside-down rivers' into their undersides
Discover Magazine, Tue, 2016-03-29

Annual winter growth of Arctic sea ice stalls early, Tue, 2016-02-23