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How Distant Winds May Be Causing Antarctic Meltdown

How Distant Winds May Be Causing Antarctic Meltdown

  • Published: Jul 24th, 2017

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

The Larsen C Iceberg Is Already Cracking Up

The Larsen C Iceberg Is Already Cracking Up

  • Published: Jul 19th, 2017

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

Rising Seas Spark Tobacco-Style Lawsuits in California

Rising Seas Spark Tobacco-Style Lawsuits in California

  • Published: Jul 19th, 2017

California municipalities have filed first-of-their-kind lawsuits against fossil fuel giants over sea level rise.

Arctic Heat Is Becoming More Common and Persistent

Arctic Heat Is Becoming More Common and Persistent

  • Published: Jul 13th, 2017

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

These Images Show Just How Big the Larsen C Iceberg Is

  • Published: Jul 12th, 2017

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

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

  • Published: Jul 12th, 2017

Antarctica just calved one of the biggest icebergs ever recorded.

The Larsen C Iceberg Is Expected to Have Company

The Larsen C Iceberg Is Expected to Have Company

  • Published: Jul 7th, 2017

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

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

  • Published: Jul 6th, 2017

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