18 July, 2018 – Researchers now know more about the intricate mechanisms of change in the thawing Arctic permafrost. And what they know is ominous.
10 July, 2018 – Once again, past warming warns of the power of climate change. The surprise is that it doesn’t take much warming to raise sea levels six metres.
20 June, 2018 – As cooler waters tempt fish to escape growing warmth, international agreements on fishing rights become outdated, heightening tensions between states.
27 April, 2018 – Tiny plastic particles have been found in every sample collected of Arctic sea ice. But the ice can only hold these indestructible pollutants for so long.
26 April, 2018 – Changes in Arctic currents today appear to reflect similar changes thousands of years ago – in the North Pacific. Scientists think they may be linked.
23 April, 2018 – The northern ocean is abuzz with life, but the composition of those high Arctic species is changing as the world gets warmer.
12 April, 2018 – The North Atlantic currents which help to warm north-west Europe have slowed significantly since the last century, scientists confirm.
10 April, 2018 – In the high latitudes in both hemispheres, the polar ice is in retreat. Two studies support fears for the ice caps, north and south.
9 April, 2018 – Marine pollution from ships’ engines is adding significantly to greenhouse gas emissions, and is growing. But global pressure for change is growing too.
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.