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ON THIN ICE: How Climate Change is Shaping Winter Recreation

ON THIN ICE: How Climate Change is Shaping Winter Recreation

  • Published: Jan 23rd, 2019

Winters are heating up, with serious consequences for America’s cold-weather sports economy.

Antarctic Ocean Discovery Warns of Faster Global Warming

Antarctic Ocean Discovery Warns of Faster Global Warming

  • Published: Jun 10th, 2018

Scientists used state-of-the-art sensors to collect more data on the Southern Ocean than ever before, learning the ocean is absorbing less heat-trapping pollution than previously thought.

The 10 Most Important U.S. Climate Stories in 2017

The 10 Most Important U.S. Climate Stories in 2017

  • Published: Dec 27th, 2017

Following a year of weather extremes, disasters and policy clashes, we asked our readers to help us pick out the most important climate stories from the U.S. in 2017.

Arctic Sea Ice Just Hit Its Eighth-Lowest Minimum Ever Recorded

Arctic Sea Ice Just Hit Its Eighth-Lowest Minimum Ever Recorded

  • Published: Sep 20th, 2017

Shrinking Arctic sea ice is increasingly linked to extreme weather events around the world.

These Are the Crazy Climate Records from 2016 You Haven’t Heard Much About

These Are the Crazy Climate Records from 2016 You Haven’t Heard Much About

  • Published: Aug 10th, 2017

You've heard that 2016 was record hot, but here are some other notable climate records you might not have heard before.

Stop What You’re Doing and Look at This Gorgeous Larsen C Satellite Image

Stop What You’re Doing and Look at This Gorgeous Larsen C Satellite Image

  • Published: Jul 26th, 2017

NASA has published new satellite imagery that reveals new details about the Larsen C iceberg.

Despite Summer Snow, Greenland Is Still Melting

Despite Summer Snow, Greenland Is Still Melting

  • Published: Jul 25th, 2017

Snowy conditions have stymied summer melt on Greenland this year, but the vast ice sheet is still losing ice.

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.