Transnational Arctic co-operation has stalled due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Here’s what will be required to get it back on track.
The place where oceans turn into ice holds the key to understanding some of the complex interactions of Earth’s climate. Thankfully, we’re making progress.
The new discovery echoes a mission in 1931, when a five-day zeppelin flight sent robots to the stratosphere and redrew the maps of the high Arctic.
Here are two possible forms of regional geoengineering.
The Arctic is on average around 3℃ warmer than it was in 1980.
Polar bears are increasingly seeking sustenance in human trash because of melting sea ice and a loss of hunting opportunities. The result is a rise in human-bear conflict – and dead bears.
Fires today are hotter and more destructive, thanks in part to a warming climate.
The Danish drama has become popular around the globe.
ToxChips study the changes in the DNA of animals exposed to contaminants, like those found in oil spills.
The Arctic Council was the world’s primary forum for cooperation among the eight Arctic nations and a channel for diplomacy – until Russia launched a war.
Ground is collapsing and massive lakes are draining in a matter of days. Thawing permafrost is having profound effects on the region and its infrastructure.
The growing season on the tundra is starting earlier as the planet warms, but the plants aren’t sequestering more carbon, a new study finds.
This seemingly one-off heatwave may be a harbinger for the future under climate change.
Winters are getting warmer, yet Bostonians were digging out from nearly 2 feet of snow from a historic blizzard in late January. Why is the Northeast seeing more big snowstorms like this?
Climate change is forcing countries to review both their security strategies and their military sustainability.
A tale of gassy reindeer and psychedelic mushrooms.
Sea ice is thinning at an alarming rate. Snow is shifting to rain. And humans worldwide are increasingly feeling the impact of what happens in the seemingly distant Arctic.
Millions of years of natural selection have prepared reindeer for Christmas Eve.
New climate simulations show that there will be more rain and less snow falling in the Arctic by the end of the century, particularly in the fall and winter.
Some Arctic regions will see more rain than snow decades earlier than previously thought, say scientists.