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Warming-Driven Glacier Melt Leads to ‘River Piracy’

The global warming-induced retreat of a Canadian glacier caused one river to siphon off another's flow.

Fewer Freezing Nights

The average date of the last spring freeze is shifting earlier in the year, extending the pollen and growing season.

Hey Look, Another Record Low Month for Sea Ice

March saw record low Arctic sea ice, marking the sixth month in a row of record or near-record lows.

Icebergs Are Swarming Shipping Lanes in the Arctic

An unusually large swarm of icebergs is forcing ships to change course in the North Atlantic.

Parts of the Arctic Ocean are Turning Into the Atlantic

Climate change is helping drive warm water into the eastern Arctic Ocean, altering it in unprecedented ways.

Zaria Forman Finds Beauty in the Things We’re Losing

Artist Zaria Forman is making stunning drawings of ice to inspire people to act on climate change.

More Water Flowing in California This Year

More water is flowing this year in California from frequent storms and melting snowpack.

Western Snowpack Up, But Less Likely in the Future

Western snowpack at the end of the the wet season is up this year — but that's less likely in the future.

Thinning Arctic Sea Ice Prompts Algae Bloom Study

Climate change is stirring life in the Arctic Ocean as thinning sea ice lets in more sunlight.

The Arctic Is Warm Again Because Of Course It Is

Incredibly mild air is surging into the Arctic again, cranking up the heat as melt season gets underway.

Climate Change Pushes World Into ‘Uncharted Territory’

Earth is a planet in upheaval, with high temperatures pushing it into “truly uncharted territory."

The Shum Show: Rain, Ice, and New Ideas

The Shum Show looks at Peru's heavy downpours and record low sea ice.

Arctic Sea Ice Sets Record-Low Peak for Third Year

Winter Arctic sea ice set a record low for the third year in a row, a mark of the effects of global warming.

Climate Change is on Pace to Kill an Ice Age Remnant

Humans are in the process of changing the planet in a way that hasn’t happened in 2.6 million years.

Arctic Sea Ice May Vanish Even With Climate Goal

Arctic sea ice may vanish in summers even if the world reaches goals set by Paris climate agreement.

Arctic Sea Ice Continues Its Astonishing Streak of Lows

February marked another month with record low Arctic sea ice, driven by extremely mild weather.

Aerosol Study Targets Great Unknown in Climate Science

Australian scientists seek to understand how non-carbon aerosolized particles affect global temperatures.

Scientists Got a New Look at the Growing Larsen C Crack

New footage shows that the Larsen C ice shelf rift continues to expand, raising the odds of a calving event.

Antarctica Just Shed a Manhattan-Sized Chunk of Ice

Pine Island Glacier just lost a Manhattan-sized iceberg. Scientists are calling it "an aftershock."

Sea Ice Hits Record Lows at Both Poles

Warm weather could send Arctic sea ice to a record low winter peak as Antarctic sea ice sets an all-time record low.