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Arctic Autumns On Track To Warm A Staggering 23°F, NOAA Warns

February 15, 2014 by Joseph Romm

Arctic Autumns and Warming

“Climate models show carbon emission mitigation could slow Arctic temperature increases.” That is the NOAA’s glass-is-half-full-of-ice headline for a recent new study that finds we are on track for mind-boggling Arctic warming this century.[read more]

Canadian Arctic Warming Unprecedented In 120,000 Years

February 1, 2014 by Joseph Romm

Arctic Warming and Weather

Recent warming has been unprecedented in speed, scale, and cause. Last year, we reported on a study that found the rate of warming since 1900 is 50 times greater than the rate of cooling in the previous 5000 years, which threatens to destroy the stable climate that enabled civilization.[read more]

Study: Arctic Warming Drives More Extreme Summer Heat Waves, Droughts, And Deluges

December 11, 2013 by Joseph Romm
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Arctic Warming and Weather

A new study has linked the past decade’s exceptional number of unprecedented summer extreme weather events in the United States and Europe with the record declines in both summer Arctic sea ice and snow cover on high-latitude land.[read more]

US Military Responds To Arctic Warming

November 26, 2013 by Tina Casey

Military Arctic Warming Response

Twenty-five nations gathered recently to hear US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel give a major address outlining the impact of rapid Arctic warming on US military operations in the region. In his speech, Hagel avoided discussing the role of human activity and greenhouse gas emissions.[read more]