22 March, 2017 – Research shows that polar warming could explain the episode of severe winter air pollution Beijing experienced in 2013, and says China has more to come.
17 March, 2017 – Research into natural causes of summer loss of Arctic sea ice reveals human responsibility for drastic changes to the region’s ecology.
LONDON, 5 March, 2017 – How much summer sunlight strikes the Earth’s far north helps to reveal when an Ice Age will occur, scientists say, aiding understanding of human history.
24 February, 2017 – Climatologists say there is an almost 50% chance the Labrador Sea in the North Atlantic Ocean will cool rapidly within a single decade by 2100.
17 February, 2017 – Dramatic increase in ice loss from the Arctic glaciers of Canada’s northernmost archipelago is now a major contributor to sea level rise.
7 February, 2017 – Global warming is fundamentally altering mountains across the world, forcing treelines to migrate up the slopes and making ecosystems more vulnerable.
5 February, 2017 – Science still cannot provide satisfactory explanations for some features of basic climate change, experts argue – and they want a global search for answers.
28 January, 2017 – Western post-war scientific studies in the Arctic were primarily driven by military concerns about Soviet activities in the region.
13 January, 2017 – New studies on beluga whales and Brent geese reveal that they respond to global warming in conflicting ways, making species survival hard to predict.
22 December, 2016 – Reindeer could help to slow down climate change by grazing on Arctic tundra and leaving vegetation that reflects more solar energy back into space.
21 December, 2016 – Satellite images reveal clue to the hidden cause of fractures in Antarctic shelf ice that are calving huge icebergs into the south polar seas.