Recent Articles

Fri, 2018-01-05

"Since 1979, Arctic sea ice extent has almost never been as low as it was in December—and it started off January with the lowest extent yet observed in the satellite record for this time of year."

(NunatsiaqOnline.ca, Canada)
Thu, 2018-01-04

"At least 17 deaths were blamed on dangerously cold temperatures that for days have gripped wide swaths of the U.S. from Texas to New England."

(ABCNews.go.com)
Thu, 2018-01-04

"When you need to recreate the frozen temperatures of Jupiter's Europa, few places on Earth will do."

(PopularMechanics.com)
Wed, 2018-01-03

"The project draws on the direct effects of climate change in northern communities to guide researchers."

(CBC.ca, Canada)
Wed, 2018-01-03

"Melting sea ice has left more open water near the coast for winds to create waves. The wave action reaches down to the shallow shelves and stirs up sediments, releasing radium that is carried to the surface and away into the open ocean."

(Phys.Org)
Wed, 2018-01-03

"It’s a finding that aligns with the notion that climate change, by increasing the atmosphere’s retention of water vapor, is increasing precipitation."

(WashingtonPost.com)
Tue, 2018-01-02

"Warmer winters mean lethally unpredictable ice, leaving already isolated communities too frightened to venture out for food and fuel. A new ice sensor project could change all that."

(TheGuardian.com, United Kingdom)
Sat, 2017-12-30

"Scientists believe an unusually warm pocket of water also explains the rapid breakup of B-44, which shattered into more than 20 fragments shortly after its separation from the glacier."

(UPI.com)
Fri, 2017-12-29

"As the Arctic Circle’s ice melts away, people of the High North feel their top-of-the-world economy heating up."

(Bloomberg.com)
Fri, 2017-12-22

"Researchers have created tiny DNA-filled capsules that can track where and how water flows when ice thaws."

(ScientificAmerican.com)
Fri, 2017-12-22

"The melting reduces the pressure exerted on the volcano by the glaciers."

(Newsweek.com)
Thu, 2017-12-21

"The results are important for research into the evolution of seabird breeding grounds in polar regions, the positioning of penguin shelters during the last deglaciation and penguin migration in Antarctica."

(XinhuaNet.com, China)
Wed, 2017-12-20

"The new findings could influence scientists' understanding of ice sheet melting and projections of future sea level rise."

(Phys.Org)
Wed, 2017-12-20

"As sea ice grows shockingly low and late, Utqiaġvik’s record warmth stymies algorithms."

(ScientificAmerican.com)
Mon, 2017-12-18

"You see videos of people skiing on glaciers back in the '80s and '70s, and half of that glacier doesn't even exist anymore."

(ChicagoTribune.com)
Mon, 2017-12-18

"The East Antarctic ice sheet, with more than 12,000 feet thick ice in many places, was thought to be among the most stable."

(EconomicTimes.IndiaTimes.com)
Mon, 2017-12-18

"Under scenarios of rapid future environmental change such as global glacier retreat, organisms which are only able to migrate short distances might not keep pace with habitat shifts—leading to major changes in these aquatic ecosystems."

(Phys.Org)
Sat, 2017-12-16

"Kongiganak's cemetery is melting and becoming a swampy lake. People are watching the graves of their loved ones sink out of sight."

(NPR.org)
Sat, 2017-12-16

"I grew up in Ladakh valuing every drop of water. We were dependent on water from the glaciers for almost all our water needs."

(TheHindu, India)
Fri, 2017-12-15

"The U.S. Coast Guard's International Ice Patrol said Thursday that 2017 was the fourth "extreme" season in a row for icebergs in the North Atlantic, with 1,008 bergs tallied in the shipping lanes."

(Maritime-Executive.com)
Thu, 2017-12-14

"Do water levels in high-latitude Canadian lakes fluctuate as one body or as separate entities? The answer could reveal clues to how melting permafrost influences the environment."

(Eos.org)
Wed, 2017-12-13

"The East Antarctic ice sheet has fluctuated wildly in the past, a study finds—adding to concerns of a dramatic meltback in the future."

(NationalGeographic.com)
Wed, 2017-12-13

"More than 2 million newly digitized images extend the history of the bottom of the ice sheet."

(Nature.com)
Wed, 2017-12-13

"How much is the Arctic warming? Enough to confuse a computer."

(NYTimes.com)
Tue, 2017-12-12

"The melting of small ice shelves surrounding Antarctica could lead to even bigger melt of glaciers hundreds of kilometers inland, compounding sea-level rise."

(DW.com, Germany)
Tue, 2017-12-12

"2017 continued to show us we are on this deepening trend where the Arctic is a very different place than it was even a decade ago."

(USNews.com)
Tue, 2017-12-12

"In its annual Arctic Report Card, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) detailed the ongoing impact of climate change on the region, which is experiencing a warming trend faster than much of the rest of the world."

(TheHill.com)
Mon, 2017-12-11

"The Beaufort Gyre, a key Arctic Ocean current, is acting strangely. Scientists say it may be on the verge of discharging a huge amount of ice and cold freshwater that could kick off a period of lower temperatures in northern Europe."

(e360.Yale.edu)
Fri, 2017-12-08

"A team of researchers led by a Clyde River ice scientist has won a lucrative, and prestigious, award for using traditional and modern knowledge to study changing Arctic sea ice."

(NunatsiaqOnline.com)
Wed, 2017-12-06

"Ours is the first independent data-gathering effort to directly measure rates of meltwater runoff from the top of the ice."

(Phys.Org)
Wed, 2017-12-06

"To forecast sea level rise, a flotilla of robot subs must map the unseen bottom of a melting ice shelf—if they are not sunk by it."

(ScientificAmerican)
Tue, 2017-12-05

"Melting Arctic sea ice could render sun-soaked California vulnerable to a recurrence of the severe drought suffered in recent years as it is likely to cause high pressure systems that push away rain-bearing storms."

(Reuters.com)
Mon, 2017-12-04

"Salty snow throws off satellite-based estimates of Arctic sea ice thickness by up to 25 percent. A new method seeks to fix that."

(Eos.org)
Sat, 2017-12-02

"The iceberg now seems like a large chunk of ice, "but it will become a threat" since it will move out to sea and break up into smaller pieces."

(Phys.Org)
Fri, 2017-12-01

"What's both interesting and of concern is the lines along which the iceberg has broken follow the pattern of crevasses developed in the ice shelf that it calved from."

(Phys.Org)
Thu, 2017-11-30

"Ordinary storms are chipping away at coastal communities as protective sea ice disappears."

(ScientificAmerican.com)
Thu, 2017-11-30

"The idea is that the weight of large ice sheets compresses the crust and mantle below. That closes up channels within the rock through which magma travels towards the surface."

(Economist.com)
Wed, 2017-11-29

"Normally by this date, it’s 88 percent covered in ice. This year, it’s only 46 percent covered in ice. And that’s dramatically lower than even the second lowest year, which would be 2014, so very, very low ice coverage for this region… unprecedented."

(AlaskaPublic.org)
Tue, 2017-11-28

"Thawing glaciers may speed up acidification of ocean water."

(ScientificAmerican.com)
Wed, 2017-11-22

"A new study of the late Pliocene era could help scientists predict future sea level rise."

(Eos.org)