3 November, 2017 – Painstaking and detailed study of the ancient Antarctic shows US-based scientists how natural and human causes affect the climate very differently.
11 September, 2017 – ‘Most realistic ocean warming experiment to date’ reveals that even an apparently insignificant rise in temperature doubles the growth of life on Antarctic seabed.
22 August, 2017 – Till recently an essential part of Greenland life, Arctic dogs now face a struggle to withstand rising temperatures and dwindling ice.
23 July, 2017 – Balmy moments are happening more often in the Arctic winter. Blame this warmer Arctic on stormy weather, say scientists.
3 July, 2017 – As the ice retreats, there’s more room for Antarctic wildlife to grow. But that may not be good news for the life already there.
2 July, 2017 – More sunshine penetrating Greenland’s shrinking cloud cover explains why its icy mountains are turning increasingly slushy in the summer, scientists now think.
17 June – Canadian scientists have to think again as unusual Arctic warmth puts shipping at risk and icebergs freeze climate research plans.
4 June, 2017 – A huge nitrous oxide release from thawing permafrost could speed up the global warming already raising temperatures across the Arctic.
28 May, 2017 – Computer simulation shows that Antarctica is warming far slower than the Arctic region because of its much greater height.
27 May, 2017 – Plant life is flourishing on the Antarctic Peninsula, indicating a dramatic increase in the rate of warming due to climate change.
21 May, 2017 – The second expedition to drill cores of ice from glaciers most at risk from climate change is to Illimani in Bolivia. The scientists’ aim is to create an ice archive that can be studied by future generations.