A more dire dimension of
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Jul 2023
Temperatures off the charts, but more imminent: WMO
(United Nations)

Jun 2023
Too late now to save Arctic summer ice (The Guardian)

May 2023
Svalbard: the Arctic islands where we can see the future of global heating (The Guardian)

Apr 2023
Polar regions: The 'canaries in the coalmine' of the climate crisis
(World Economic Forum)

Mar 2023
The Arctic This Week - Take Five ...

Feb 2023
Disrupted Polar Vortex- sudden stratospheric warming

Jan 2023
Weather Whiplash
(EarthObservatory NASA)

Dec 2022
Earth saw it's 9th-warmest November in 143 years (NOAA.gov)

Nov 2022
World faces 'terminal' loss of Arctic sea ice during summers, report warns (The Guardian)

Oct 2022
October 2022: Earth's 4th-warmest October on Record (Climate Connections YALE)

Sep 2022
Arctic Summer Sea Ice Tied for 10-th Lowest on Record (Climate NASA)

Aug 2022
Arctic Warming is Happening Faster than Described, Analysis Shows (NY times)

Jul 2022
State of the Arctic 2022 (Polarbears International)

Jun 2022
New data reveals extraordinary global heating in the Arctic (The Guardian)

May 2022
Arctic Sea Ice News: Springtime in the Arctic (Nat'l Snow and Ice Data Center)

Apr 2022
Climate Summary for Nov 2021 - April 2022 (Arctic-Rcc.org)

Mar 2022
Arctic sea ice winter peak in 2022 is 10th lowest on record (CarbonBrief.org)

Feb 2022
Sea ice cover for February 2022 (Climate.Copernicus.eu)

Jan 2022
A ‘mass exodus’ of polar bears from Alaska to Russia has taken place, local residents claim - but it is a "pull" not a "push" scientists claim (PolarBearScience.com)

The World Was Cooler in 2021 Than 2020. That’s Not Good News (Wired.com)
Dec 2021
Arctic Report Card: Climate change transforming Arctic into ‘dramatically different state (NOAA.gov)
Nov 2021
Rain to replace snow in the Arctic as climate heats, study finds (The Guardian)
Oct 2021
The Arctic This Week Take Five: Week of October 18, 2021 (TheArcticInstitute.org)
Sep 2021
Study reveals extreme winter weather is related to Arctic change (Phys.org)
Aug 2021
Arctic Sea Ice News: On the home stretch (Nsidc.org)
Jul 2021
Sea ice cover for July 2021 (Climate Copernicus EU)
Jun 2021
Coastal Arctic Sea Ice Is Thinning Faster Than Previously Thought (Scientific American)
May 2021
Arctic nations agree to fight global warming despite tensions (Al Jazeera)
Apr 2021
Lightning strikes will more than double in Arctic as climate warms (Science Daily)
Mar 2021
The Gulf Stream is slowing to a 'tipping point' and could disappear (LiveScience.com)
Feb 2021
Gulf Stream System at its weakest in over a millennium (Science Daily Releases)
Jan 2021
The state of the climate in 2021 (UN News)
Dec 2020
2020 may be third hottest year on record, world could hit climate change milestone by 2024 (UN News)
Nov 2020
Global Climate Report - Nov 2020
Oct 2020
Canada's last intact ice shelf broke off.
(The Guardian)
- - Images: Milne Ice Shelf calving event.
(Wirl Carleton, Canada)
Oct 2020
Permafrost Thaw in a Warming World
(The Arctic Institute)
Sep 2020
The Arctic Is Shifting to a New Climate Because of Global Warming
(New York Times)
Aug 2020
Trump rolls back methane climate standards for oil and gas industry
(The Guardian)
Jul 2020
Freezing Out Our Southern Neighbors: COVID-19 Travel Restrictions in Canada's Arctic
(The Arctic Institute)
Jun 2020
Narwhals and belugas may be at high risk of coronavirus infection, researchers feel
May 2020
A Drop in Sulfate Emissions During the Colonavirus Lockdown Could Intensify Arctic Heatwaves
Apr 2020
Arctic Sea Ice News and Analysis
(Nat'l Snow and Ice News)
Mar 2020
Polar ice melt raises sea level dangers (ClimateNewsNetwork)
Feb 2020
The Arctic Is Getting Greener. That's Bad News for All of US. (Wired.com)
Jan 2020
Climate change: Arctic ice melt makes permafrost vulnerable (BBC)
Dec 2019
Climate Change Is Ravaging the Arctic, Report Finds (NYtimes)
Nov 2019
Arctic Ocean could be ice-free for part of the year as soon as 2044 (Phys-Org)
Oct 2019
Russian scientists find 'most powerful' ever methane seep in Arctic Ocean (The Telegraph-UK)
Sep 2019
Climate change: Arctic glaciers 'shrinking by 300m each year' (BBC)
Aug 2019
Alaska records warmest month ever in July with coastline barren of sea ice (The Guardian)
Jul 2019
July on course to be hottest month ever, say climate scientists (The Guardian)
Jun 2019
Future - The poisons released by melting Arctic ice (BBC.com)
May 2019
Surface air temperatures for May 2019 (Copernicus.eu)
Apr 2019
Surface air temperatures for April 2019 (Copernicus.eu)
Mar 2019
Surface air temperatures for March 2019 (Copernicus.eu)
Feb 2019
Record-breaking February weather is due to warming of the Arctic, says climate expert (EuroNews.com)
Jan 2019
Global warming of oceans equivalent to an atomic bomb per second (The Guardian)
Dec 2018
Greenland ice sheet melt is unprecedented (WWF Global)
Nov 2018
Arctic sea ice: Simulation vs observation (Science Daily)
Oct 2018
We have 12 years to limit climate change catastrophe, warns UN (The Guardian)
Sep 2018
Sea-ice cover for September 2018 (Climate.Copernicus.EU)
Aug 2018
Arctic Oscillation and Polar Vortex Analysis and Forecasts (AER Atmospheric and Environmental Research)
Jul 2018
Briefing on Arctic and Antarctic sea ice: July 2018 (US Met Office)
June 2018
Sea-ice cover for June 2018 (Copernicus Climate Change Service)
May 2018
Arctic winter warms up to a low summer ice season (Nat'l Snow and Ice Data Center)
Apr 2018
Avoid Gulf stream disruption at all costs, scientists warn (The Guardian)
Mar 2018
Extreme winter weather in the US linked to a warming Arctic (The Verge)
Hot Times in the Arctic (NYtimes)
Feb 2018
Arctic warming: scientists alarmed by 'crazy' temperature rises (The Guardian)
Jan 2018
Warming Arctic climate constrains life in cold-adapted mammals (Science Daily)
Dec 2017
Vanishing Arctic ice could drive future California droughts (Science Mag)
Nov 2017
Arctic Sea Ice News: Freezing in the dark (Nat'l Snow and Ice Data Center)
Oct 2017
Narwhal recruits track melting Arctic ice (NASA)
Sep 2017
Arctic sea ice once again shows considerable melting (Phys.org)
Aug 2017
Russian tanker sails through Arctic without icebreaker for first time (The Guardian)
Jul 2017
Summer sea ice melt in the Arctic (Science Daily)
Jun 2017
As climate stirs Arctic sea ice faster, pollution tags along (Phys.org)
May 2017
As Arctic Sea Ice Shows Record Decline, Scientists Prepare to Go Blind (NewsDeeply.com)
Apr 2017
How a Melting Arctic Changes Everything. Part I: The Bare Arctic (Bloomberg)
Mar 2017
Arctic sea ice maximum at record low for third straight year (National Snow and Ice Data Center)
Feb 2017
Arctic 2.0: What happens after all the ice goes? (Nature.com Int'l weekly)
Jan 2017
Low sea ice extent continues in poth poles (Nat'l Snow and Ice Data Center)
Dec 2016
Spiking Temperatures in the Arctic Startle Scientists (The New York Times)
Conservation status of polar bears in relation to projected sea-ice declines (Biology Letters, The Royal Society)
Nov 2016
Arctic ice melt could trigger uncontrollable climate change at global level (The Guardian)
Diplomats Confront New Threat to Paris Climate Pact: Donald Trump (The New York Times)
The last three Octobers are the warmest on record (NASA Global Climate Change)
Oct 2016
'The atmosphere is being radicalized' by climate change (The Guardian)
Sep 2016
September 2016 Probably Another Record Hot Month Globally (RobertScribbler.com)
Aug 2016
'Next year or the year after, the Arctic will be free of ice' (The Guardian)
Jul 2016
2016 climate trends continue to break records (NASA Global Climate Change)
Jun 2016
NASA studies details of a greening Arctic (NASA Global Climate Change)
May 2016
Arctic Sea Ice gone by September 2016? (Arctic News blog)
Apr 2016
For 11th straight month, globe was record warm (NOAA)
Mar 2016
Record annual increase of carbon dioxide observed at Mauna Loa for 2015
(NASA Global Climate Change)
Greenland's darkening ice is melting faster
(Climate News Network)
Feb 2016
Three kinds of warming in the Arctic
(Arctic News blog)
Jan 2016
January hits new record low in the Arctic
(National Snow and Ice Data Center)
Dec 2015
Paris climate change agreement: the world's greatest diplomatic success
(The Guardian)
Nov 2015
In Greenland, Another Major Glacier Comes Undone
Oct 2015
Greenland Is Melting Away, but how fast?
(New York Times)
Sep 2015
Impact of climate change on the Arctic "scary", says Obama's envoy
(The Guardian)
Aug 2015
Nature's last refuge: climate change threatens our most fragile ecosystem
(The Guardian)
Jul 2015
CCGS Amundsen re-routed to Hudson Bay to help with heavy ice (CBC News)
Jun 2015
The Pope: Climate Encyclical ... (Climate.org)
May 2015
Global Warming Update (Greenpeace.org)
Apr 2015
The Arctic is "unraveling" due to climate change, and the consequences will be global (Washington Post)
Mar 2015
The Arctic's climate change is messing with our weather (The Guardian)
Feb 2015
All hail the Anthropocene, the end of Holocene thinking (New Scientist)
Jan 2015
The Guardian view on Paris 2015: the world's last best chance to reach an agreement on cutting carbon emissions (The Guardian)
Dec 2014
Climate: Satellite measurements show how Arctic is absorbing more energy as sea ice dwindles
(Summit County Citizen Voice, Colorado)
Nov 2014
US-led Arctic Council to stress Arctic Ocean, climate change (NunatsiaqOnline.ca)
Oct 2014
Climate change poses urgent national security threats, says Pentagon
(Al Jazeera English)
Sep 2014
Aboard the Amundsen: 'Little cows of the sea' big players in Arctic and climate change research (The Globe and Mail)
Aug 2014
Climate change ticking time bomb of deadly methane under melting Arctic ice (AllVoices.com)
Jul 2014
Arctic Climate Researchers Zoom in on Plankton (AlaskaPublic.org)
Jun 2014
How low will Arctic sea ice go? (VOAnews.com)
May 2014
Climate change effects magnigied in Alaska, says federal report (Alaska Dispatch News)
Apr 2014
Adding a human dimension to climate change (ArcticJournal.com)
Mar 2014
Panel.s Warning on Climate Risk: Worst Is Yet to Come (New York Times)
Feb 2014
Greenland.s fastest glacier sets new speed record (Univ of Washington)
Jan 2014
Climate Change Might Just Be Driving the Historic Cold Snap (Science.Time.com)
Dec 2013
New Climate Records Focus on Earth's sensitivity (ClimateCentral.org)
Nov 2013
Pentagon Releases Strategy for Arctic (New York Times)
Oct 2013
Arctic's Hudson Bay Warming Rapidly, at Tipping Point (National Geographic)
Sep 2013
Longer ice-free seasons leave Arctic Alaskans to weather climate change in real time (Alaske Dispatch)
Aug 2013
Leaked climate report: Ten nuggets worth noting (Wash Post)
July 2013
Arctic exploration provides window on future climate change (Phys.org)
June 2013
Arctic Permafrost's Methane Release Can Help Scientists Predict Area's Climate Change Contribution (Huff Post Green)
May 2013
White House warned on imminent Arctic ice death spiral (The Guardian)
Apr 2013
In Sign of Warming, 1,600 Years of Ice in Andes Melted in 25 Years
(New York Times)
Mar 2013
Study finds climate change is making Arctic seasons more like south (Times Colonist, Victoria, B.C.)
Feb 2013
Climate Change Could Allow Ships to Cross the North Pole by 2040 (Smithsonian.com)
Jan 2013
Temperature Rising: How High Could the Tide Go? (NYtimes.com)
Dec 2012
Snapshots From Doha and Elsewhere (Green.blogs.nytimes.com)
Nov 2012
Creating a Vital Long View for Gauging Environmental Change (New York Times)
Oct 2012
U.S. looks to old Arctic ship logs for climate change clues (Reuters)
Sep 2012
Race Is On as Ice Melt Reveals Arctic Treasures (New York Times)
Aug 2012
The 5 Most Dangerous Climate Change Myths (Huffington Post/Kassie Siegel)
Jul 2012
Loss of Arctic sea ics '70% man-made' (The Guardian)
Jun 2012
European Arctic forests expansion could result in carbon dioxide release: study (Phys.org)
May 2012
As Permafrost Thaws, Scientists Study the Risks (New York Times)
Apr 2012
Effects of climate change on the biodiversity of the Arctic
Mar 2012
Exxon Valdez Oil Spill a Cautioniary Tale for Arctic Ocean Drilling
(Richard Steiner, Huff Post Blog)
Feb 2012
Impact of declining Arctic sea ice on winter snowfall (Nat'l Acad. of Sciences)
Jan 2012
Witnessing Change and Searching for Wilderness: Circumnavigating the Svalbard Archipelago in the Arctic Circle (National Geographic Daily News)
Dec 2011
As Permafrost Thaws, Scientists Study the Risks (New York Times)
Nov 2011
Arctic to be the Center of a New World by 2300 (CleanTechnica.com)
Oct 2011
Arctic ozone loss 'unprecedented,' scientists say (CBCnews)
Sep 14-15, 2011
24 Hours of Reality: 14-15 sept 2011 (Climate Reality Project)
Sep 2011
Arctic ice melts to lowest level on record (Sydney Morning Herald)
Aug 2011
Melting Arctic ice releasing toxic chemicals, study finds (CBC News/Alaska Dispatch)
Jul 2011
Russia to Deploy Troops to Defend Interests in Arctic (Wall Street Journal)
Jun 2011
Arctic-crossing algae, whale show threat to Atlantic (Reuters)
May 2011
WikiLeaks Documents Hint of Slick Plans for Arctic Oil (USNews.com)
Apr 2011
Arctic's Icy Coastlines Retreat as Planet Warms (CoastalCare.org)
Mar 2011
Study: Temperature trends in Canada: 1948 to 2009 (Statistics Canada)
Feb 2011
Thawing permafrost will accelerate global warming in decades to come, says new study (NSIDC.org)
Jan 2011
Gulf of Mexico oil leak may give Arctic climate clues (BBC)
Dec 2010
Seals Would Be First Alaskan Species Since Polar Bear to Be Listed Due to Climate Change (BiologicalDiversity.org)
Nov 2010
Research highlights the 'human face' of climate change (PhysOrg.com)
Oct 2010
Arctic sea ice loss linked to severe U.S. winters (Washington Post)
Sep 2010
Scientists investigate massive walrus haul-out in Alaska (Guardian)
Aug 2010
Disaster at the Top of the World: Aboard the Louis S. St-Laurent (NY Times)
Jul 2010
Controlling Soot Might Quickly Reverse a Century of Global Warming
(Wired Science)
Jun 2010
Arctic climate may be more sensitive to warming than thought, says new study (Phys.org)
May 2010
As Lawyers Fight Over the Gulf Moratorium, the Arctic Drilling Rush Continues
(Popular Mechanics)
Apr 2010
Even Soil Feels the Heat: Soils Release More Carbon Dioxide as Globe Warms
Mar 2010
CLIMATE CHANGE: Arctic Shelf Leaking Potent Greenhouse Gas
(Inter Press Service)
Feb 2010
Arctic climate changing faster than expected (Reuters)
Jan 2010
Arctic permafrost leaking methane at record levels, figures show (Guardian.co.uk)
Dec 2009
No relief for Arctic in minimalist climate deal. (Nunatsiaq Online)
Nov 2009
All eyes on Copenhagen (The Daily Star: Bangladesh)
Oct 2009
It gets harder to ignore the signs of climate change (The Globe & Mail: Toronto, CA)
Sep 2009
Edge of Climate Change: Volcanoes and Plants Said to Be Interactive on CO2 Levels (The Cutting Edge)
Aug 2009
Glacier National Park, MT, USA (Union of Concerned Scientists)
Jul 2009
Melt ponds may explain rapid melting of sea ice (Cicero, U of Oslo, Norway)
Jun 2009
Fifty-Year Record of Glacier Change Reveals Shifting Climate in the Pacific Northwes and Alaska, USA (USGS.gov: USA)
May 2009
Benchmark Glaciers (USGS.gov: USA)
Apr 2009
'Climate change' forces Eskimos to abandon village (CNN.com: USA)
Mar 2009
Thousands of Youth Descend on D.C. to Demand New Climate Change Policy (AlterNet.org: USA)
Feb 2009
Restructuring Federal Climate Research to Meet the Challenges of Climate Change (Nat'l Research Council: USA)
Jan 2009
Climate change threatens Pacific, Arctic conflicts (uk.reuters.com: UK)
Dec 2008
Sixth Arctic caribou herd in rapid decline (GlobeandMail.com: Toronto, CA)
Nov 2008
Attribution of polar warming to human influence (Nature Geoscience)
Oct 2008
Acceleration of Jakobshavn Isbrae triggered by warm subsurface ocean waters (Nature Geoscience)
Sep 2008
More methane plumes found in Arctic (Telegraph.co.uk)
Aug 2008
Shellfish to invade Atlantic from Pacific (San Francisco Chronicle)
Jul 2008
Arctic Report Card 2008 (NOAA)
Jun 2008
Stop stealing our land, Inuits say, as Arctic resources race heats up (AFP)
May 2008
Climate change claims caribou calves (CBCnews.ca)
Apr 2008
NASA studies Arctic atmospheric warming with ARCTAS (iTWire.com)
Mar 2008
EU Warned of Climate-Induced Polar Security Threat (PlanetArk.org)
Feb 2008
Risk Of Permafrost Thaw A "Wild Card" In Warming - UN (PlanetArk.org)
Jan 2008
Polar Bears Threatened: Million of Acres To Be Opened To Oil And Gas Activities
Dec 2007
Move Over Kyoto - Here Comes a 'Copenhagen Protocol'
Nov 2007
The Prophet of Climate Change: James Lovelock (Rolling Stone Mag./ CounterCurrents.org)
Oct 2007
Arctic Melt Unnerves the Experts (NYtimes.com)
Sep 2007
Nations agree on need for action on climate change (Canada.com)
Aug 2007
Germany's Steinmeier in Norway for Vital Climate Discussions (Deutsche Welle)
Jul 2007
DAMOCLES: Understanding climate change in the Arctic (EU research project)
Jun 2007
Melting ice - a hot topic?
Global Outlook for Ice and Snow (full report) (UNEP)
May 2007
Climate Change 2007: Mitigation of Climate Change (WMO, UNEP)
Apr 2007
Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability (IPCC)
Mar 2007
European Marine Species Displaced by Warming Climate (ENS)
Feb 2007
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: 4th assessment report
Jan 2007
Arctic melt soaks up carbon dioxide (NewScientist)
Dec 2006
Current that warms Europe weakening (CNN Science&Space)
Nov 2006
Resolute basks in hottest October in 59 years (Nunatsiaq news)
Oct 2006
Greenland Ice Sheet on a Downward Slide (NASA)
Sep 2006
NASA sees Rapid Changes in Arctic Sea Ice (NASA)
Jun 2006
Seed Storage Vault in Svalbard
May 2006
Pollutant Haze Heats the Arctic
(U of Utah)
Apr 2006
Global Warming: Be Worried. Be Very Worried (CNN)
Climate Change and Sea Level
(Simulations, Geosciences, U of Arizona)
Mar 2006
Arctic Change Indicator: Sea Ice (NOAA)
Jan 2006
Toxic waste creates hermaphrodite Arctic polar bears
Dec 2005
US Senate blocks Alaska oil drilling
Warming Arctic Sees Return of Blue Mussels (National Geographic)
Arctic orcas highly contaminated (BBC)
Inuit sue US over climate policy (BBC)
Greenland glacier races to ocean (BBC)
Nov 2005
Ocean changes 'will cool Europe'
Sep 2005
Arctic ice 'disappearing quickly'
Aug 2004
Barents Sea 'faces major threats'
Earth warned on 'tipping points'
Jun 2002
Surface Melt-Induced Acceleration of Greenland Ice-Sheet Flow
(NASA pdf)

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