arctic sea ice

Yes, the Polar Vortex May Be a Result of Global Warming

Yes, the Polar Vortex May Be a Result of Global Warming

If you're reading this from any of lower 48 states of America, chances are that you've noticed it's cold, incredibly cold. So dangerously cold that Indianapolis outlawed driving, New York has declared a

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UN Warns of Harmful Resource Rush as Arctic Ice Melts at Record Rate

UN Warns of Harmful Resource Rush as Arctic Ice Melts at Record Rate

Photo via Shutterstock This week, the United Nations' Environment Programme released a new report warning that a rush for Arctic resources would threaten an already fragile ecosystem. As Arctic ice

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US National Snow and Ice Data Center Reports Arctic Sea Ice Falls to New Record Low

US National Snow and Ice Data Center Reports Arctic Sea Ice Falls to New Record Low

Back in August, the US National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)) reported that over 900 cubic kilometers of summer sea ice had disappeared from the Arctic ocean over the past year. At the time, that was

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Shell’s Arctic Oil Drilling Efforts Halted by Massive Rogue Iceberg

Shell’s Arctic Oil Drilling Efforts Halted by Massive Rogue Iceberg

Iceberg photo via Shutterstock After the Gulf of Mexico disaster revealed the perils of deep water drilling to the public, there was a lot of opposition to similar projects proposed in the Arctic. Now,

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Impact of Melting Arctic Ice Will Be Equal to Unleashing 20 Years Of CO2 Emissions

Impact of Melting Arctic Ice Will Be Equal to Unleashing 20 Years Of CO2 Emissions

Satellites recently showed that Arctic ice is melting 50% faster than expected, and that sea ice levels are set to hit a record low. Now ice scientist Professor Peter Wadhams has revealed to BBC

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Arctic Sea Ice to Hit Record Low This Month According to US National Snow and Ice Data Center Reports

Arctic Sea Ice to Hit Record Low This Month According to US National Snow and Ice Data Center Reports

Last week we reported that The European Space Agency’s CryoSat 2 probe had completed its 18-month-long mission and revealed that over 900 cubic kilometers of summer sea ice had disappeared from the

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Giant Bulge of Fresh Water in the Arctic Ocean Threatens Europe’s Weather Patterns

Giant Bulge of Fresh Water in the Arctic Ocean Threatens Europe’s Weather Patterns

European researchers recently discovered a bulging mass of fresh water currently growing in the western Arctic Ocean that could wreak havoc on Europe's climate if it enters the Atlantic Ocean. The bulge

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