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September Arctic Sea Ice

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September Arctic Sea Ice

2014's Arctic sea ice minimum isn’t going to be as low as the record set in 2012, but it will be well below the 1981-2010 average.

Antarctic Ice: What’s Going On

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Antarctic Ice: What’s Going On

September marks the end of winter when the sea ice that surrounds Antarctica swells to its maximum extent.

Spring Snow Cover

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Spring Snow Cover

While this has been a snowy winter, the past 50 years have shown a trend of less overall spring snow cover in the Northern Hemisphere.

Valentine’s Day Snow Cover

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Valentine’s Day Snow Cover

Snow cover for the continental U.S. on Valentine’s Day, 2014 was light-years beyond what we saw a year ago.

Winter Olympics in a Warming World

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Winter Olympics in a Warming World

If global warming continues unabated, only 6 of the 19 previous host cities could host the Winter Games again by the 2080s.

2013 Arctic Sea Ice Loss

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2013 Arctic Sea Ice Loss

Compared with the median ice cover from 1981-2010, 2013's Arctic sea ice loss comes out to approximately 1.74 times the land area of Texas.

Rising Seas

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Rising Seas

Global sea level rise since 1880.

Top 10 Weather and Climate Events of 2012

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Top 10 Weather and Climate Events of 2012

From Hurricane Sandy to record heat, here is our list of the top 10 extreme weather and climate events of 2012.