Winter Olympics in a Warming World

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Winter Olympics in a Warming World

  • Published: Feb 19th, 2014

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

  • Published: Sep 13th, 2013

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

  • Published: Jul 8th, 2013

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

  • Published: Jan 3rd, 2013

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

Warming Winters in the U.S.

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Warming Winters in the U.S.

  • Published: Apr 12th, 2012

A graphical look at the way winters have changed in the United States between 1895 and 2010.

Arctic Paradox: Warmer Arctic May Mean Cold Blasts for Some

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Arctic Paradox: Warmer Arctic May Mean Cold Blasts for Some

  • Published: Dec 13th, 2010

Arctic warming and loss of sea ice may be helping to drive cold air southward, into the US and Europe, according to recent studies.

Envisioning Ice Loss

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Envisioning Ice Loss

  • Published: Sep 22nd, 2010

Greenland lost an average of 577 billion tons of ice per year from 2004-2007. But just how much is that?

Alaska Total Ice Loss 2004-07

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Alaska Total Ice Loss 2004-07

  • Published: Mar 4th, 2010

Alaska has been losing tremendous volumes of ice to the sea.