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Antarctic Peninsula Has Cooled, but Warming Will Win

Antarctic Peninsula Has Cooled, but Warming Will Win

  • Published: Jul 21st, 2016

After decades of rampant warming, the Antarctic Peninsula has cooled slightly in the past few decades.

Oceans Eating Away at Yet Another Part of Antarctica

Oceans Eating Away at Yet Another Part of Antarctica

  • Published: Jul 14th, 2016

Warm ocean waters, not rising air temperatures, are causing the retreat of glaciers on Antarctica's western edge.

Antarctic CO2 Hit 400 PPM For First Time in 4 Million Years

Antarctic CO2 Hit 400 PPM For First Time in 4 Million Years

  • Published: Jun 15th, 2016

Carbon dioxide passed a notable symbolic threshold in Antarctic for the first time in 4 million years.

Climate Change is Altering How the Poles Drift

Climate Change is Altering How the Poles Drift

  • Published: Apr 8th, 2016

New research sheds light on how ice loss driven by climate change is affecting Earth's spin axis.

Weakening Ice Shelves Raise Sea Level Rise Concerns

Weakening Ice Shelves Raise Sea Level Rise Concerns

  • Published: Feb 8th, 2016

New research pinpoints which Antarctic ice shelves are the weakest and pose sea level rise risks.

The 7 Most Interesting Climate Findings of the Year

The 7 Most Interesting Climate Findings of the Year

  • Published: Dec 30th, 2015

From disappearing ice sheets to rising temperature to megadroughts, these are the top climate science studies.

Attribution Studies Home in on Climate Change Signal

Attribution Studies Home in on Climate Change Signal

  • Published: Nov 5th, 2015

The role of climate change in extreme weather events is examined in an annual compilation of attribution studies.

Fate of Earth’s Ice Comes Further Into Focus

Fate of Earth’s Ice Comes Further Into Focus

  • Published: Dec 29th, 2014

The melting of Earth's polar ice came into starker relief in 2014, with real implications for sea level rise.