3 April, 2018 – Half a degree Celsius doesn’t sound like much, but for the Arctic ice it could make a world of difference.
31 March, 2018 – A key source of a powerful greenhouse gas, methane emissions from permafrost, is producing much more than realised, scientists report.
30 March, 2018 – Spells of Arctic warming have always come in fits and starts, but the current winter’s record-breaking extremes are puzzling scientists.
28 February, 2018 – When an ecosystem changes, those creatures most precisely adapted become the most vulnerable – and that is bad news for king penguins.
2 February, 2018 – To survive, polar bears need to gain weight, not lose it. With a longer summer and less sea ice, it’s a lot harder to do that.
18 December, 2017 – The East Antarctic ice sheet could raise sea levels far more than anyone thought. But there’s no way of knowing the worst for 40 years yet.
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.