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Arctic Sea Ice Just Hit Its Eighth-Lowest Minimum Ever Recorded

Shrinking Arctic sea ice is increasingly linked to extreme weather events around the world.

These Are the Crazy Climate Records from 2016 You Haven’t Heard Much About

You've heard that 2016 was record hot, but here are some other notable climate records you might not have heard before.

Stop What You’re Doing and Look at This Gorgeous Larsen C Satellite Image

NASA has published new satellite imagery that reveals new details about the Larsen C iceberg.

Despite Summer Snow, Greenland Is Still Melting

Snowy conditions have stymied summer melt on Greenland this year, but the vast ice sheet is still losing ice.

How Distant Winds May Be Causing Antarctic Meltdown

Changes in winds blowing in East Antarctica may be driving ice melt thousands of miles away.

Here’s How Much Arctic Sea Ice Has Melted Since the ‘80s

With weeks left in the melt season, Arctic sea ice area is already below the annual low of the 1980s.

The Larsen C Iceberg Is Already Cracking Up

It's been less than a week, but the Larsen C ice shelf and the iceberg it calved are already changing.

Arctic Heat Is Becoming More Common and Persistent

Rising background temperatures are conspiring to make Arctic winter warm waves more common and persistent.

These Images Show Just How Big the Larsen C Iceberg Is

It's hard to imagine the Larsen C iceberg. These images help make it clear how massive it is.

The Larsen C Iceberg Finally Broke Away. Now There’s a Trillion-Ton Iceberg Adrift

Antarctica just calved one of the biggest icebergs ever recorded.

How Big is the Antarctic Iceberg?

An iceberg the size of Delaware just broke away from Antarctica. Just how much ice that?

The Larsen C Iceberg Is Expected to Have Company

In addition to the main iceberg, a swarm of smaller icebergs is expected to break off Larsen C soon.

The Arctic Has Been Crazy Warm All Year. This Is What It Means for Sea Ice

Arctic melt season has begun in earnest with sea ice at its lowest June volume on record.

Scientists Know How Big the Larsen C Iceberg Will Be

New data has revealed just how big the Larsen C iceberg will be. Spoiler: it's going to be massive.

Antarctica’s Ice-Free Areas to Increase By 2100

If emissions aren’t reduced, ice-free areas are expected to grow by as much as 17,000 square kilometers.

The Larsen C Rift is Racing to Its Conclusion

The soon-to-be Larsen C iceberg is pulling away from the ice shelf at an unprecedented rate.

Sunnier Skies Driving Greenland Surface Melt

An uptick in clear, sunny summer skies is driving a jump in surface melt across the Greenland ice sheet.

We Couldn’t Monitor Larsen C Without These Satellites

The Sentinel-1 satellites are crucial to watching not just the Larsen C rift but changes at both poles.

Desert Basins Could Hold ‘Missing’ Carbon Sinks

Deserts across the globe may contain some of the world’s “missing” carbon sinks.

Scientists Saw a Nearly Unheard of Antarctic Meltdown

A Texas-sized chunk of Antarctica went into meltdown last year raising concerns about the future.