Blogs Arctic & Greenland

Image of the Day: Greenland Ice Sheet Melting Faster

  • Published: Mar 18th, 2012

A new estimate lowers the amount of heat necessary, and thus the time needed, to melt the Greenland ice sheet

‘Chasing Ice’ Catches Up to Earth’s Changing Climate

  • Published: Mar 8th, 2012

Powerful documentary showcases a changing climate through beautiful time-lapse cinematography.

Warming Arctic May Be Causing Cooler Winters in Eastern U.S., Europe

  • Published: Jan 13th, 2012

A new study finds a link between a rapidly warming Arctic and cooler winters in the eastern U.S.

Arctic Exploration for Climate Science

  • Published: Mar 14th, 2011

A team of explorers have set off across the Arctic to track the effects of climate change.

Arctic Sea Ice Ties Another Record Low

  • Published: Mar 7th, 2011

Arctic sea ice extent declined to its lowest level on record for the month of February, tying the previous record set in 2005.

Permafrost Timebomb

  • Published: Feb 18th, 2011

As the Arctic melts, the ground may release half again as much carbon dioxide as humans have created through fossil-fuel burning in the past few hundred years.

The Year the Arctic Shifted South

  • Published: Feb 7th, 2011

This winter has featured unusually cold and snowy conditions in the Lower-48 states, with much milder than average conditions in the Arctic.

Alaska Wildfires Release Decades of Carbon

  • Published: Dec 7th, 2010

Recent climate changes have increased Alaskan wildfires, releasing greenhouse gases that had been locked in the soil.