arctic

Are Americans Doomed To Arctic Winters?

Posted in Science on 15th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

It comes from the north, dragging frigid air and awful commutes like an terrible shroud over the continental United States, from the Rocky Mountains all the way to the Atlantic.

Antarctic Sea Ice Reaches New Record Maximum

Posted in Featured, Science on 8th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

The upward trend in the Antarctic, however, is only about a third of the magnitude of the rapid loss of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean.

Scientists debate polar sea-ice opposites

Posted in Science on 23rd Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

Arctic sea ice has passed its minimum summer extent, say polar experts meeting in London.

Want to cut Arctic warming in half? Curb emissions now

Posted in Featured, Science on 3rd Feb, 2014
by Alex Muller

Global warming is changing the Arctic so quickly that experts say we should expect an ice-free Arctic Ocean in the summer within just a few decades.

Volcano discovery hints at fire below ice in Antarctica

Posted in Science on 18th Nov, 2013
by Alex Muller

A volcano may be stirring more than a half mile beneath a major ice sheet in Antarctica, raising the possibility of faster base melting that could ultimately affect climate.