Study suggests great earthquakes as cause of Arctic warming

MOSCOW INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS AND TECHNOLOGY Research News A researcher from MIPT has proposed a new explanation for the Arctic’s rapid warming. In his recent paper in Geosciences, he suggests that…

Claim: Arctic Ocean–climate change is flooding the remote north with light – and new species

At that time, scientists assumed the polar night was utterly uninteresting. A dead period in which life lies dormant and the ecosystem sinks into a dark and frigid standby mode.…

Rivers melt Arctic ice, warming air and ocean

A new study shows that increased heat from Arctic rivers is melting sea ice in the Arctic Ocean and warming the atmosphere.

Perhaps the dumbest article title ever: “The Arctic hasn’t been this warm for 3 million years”… AEUHHH???

Guest “you can’t fix stupid” by David Middleton The sad thing is that this was apparently written by two geoscience professors. The Arctic hasn’t been this warm for 3 million…

The Arctic “Death Spiral”: Lamenting the Collapse of a 4000 Year Old Ice Shelf

The Guardian wants you to weep for an ice shelf which even they admit didn’t exist back when the Egyptian Pyramids were being constructed. They demand we do everything in…

“Climate Change” is greening the Arctic – and this is bad?

From NASA Goddard:Warming Temperatures are Driving Arctic Greening As Arctic summers warm, Earth’s northern landscapes are changing. Using satellite images to track global tundra ecosystems over decades, a new study…

Greenland Ice CO2 – Chemical Reactions or Natural Variability?

Guest Post By: Renee Hannon IntroductionThis post examines whether CO2 measurements in Greenland ice cores demonstrate natural variability as an alternative hypothesis to in-situ chemical reactions. Twenty years ago, scientists…

Increasing Arctic freshwater is driven by climate change

New, first-of-its-kind research from the University of Colorado Boulder shows that climate change is driving increasing amounts of freshwater in the Arctic Ocean.

Climate Change? Temperature Hits 100 Degrees Above Arctic Circle, Just Like 100 Years Ago

The Left’s Obsession with Russia continues – This time it’s a high temperature record.

Alternative resupply plan for RV Polarstern now in place

Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research Thanks to the support of additional German research vessels, the MOSAiC expedition will continue, despite the coronavirus pandemic. The new…

How horses can save the permafrost

New mitigation strategy bears great potential University of Hamburg Permafrost soils in the Arctic are thawing. As they do, large additional quantities of greenhouse gases could be released, accelerating climate…

NASA’s Operation IceBridge Completes Eleven Years of Polar Surveys

From NASA Global Climate Change NASA’s Operation IceBridge, a ten-year mission to collect polar data between ICESat and ICESat-2, may be coming to a close, but its hundreds of terabytes…

NOAA goes Hollywood with “Arctic Report Card” at #AGU19

This was from yesterday, and the AGU made it available on YouTube. I was struck by the “Hollywood” factor in the production. Light on science, big on tear-jerking images. Tuesday,…

Politico: Melting Glaciers Unlocking Vast New Resources is Bad

Politico struggling valiantly to see the bad side of longer growing seasons, more abundant crops and a vast wealth of newly accessible resources. How Russia and China are preparing to…

No laughing matter

From The Harvard Gazette The warming Arctic permafrost may be releasing more nitrous oxide, a potent greenhouse gas, than previously thought By Caitlin McDermott-Murphy Harvard Correspondent DateJune 6, 2019 About…

New study reveals local drivers of amplified Arctic warming

Public Release: 19-Jan-2019 New study reveals local drivers of amplified Arctic warming Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST) IMAGE: An international team of researchers, including Professor Sarah Kang (left)…

The Arctic: we don’t know as much about environmental change in the far north as we’d like to think

From The Conversation December 4, 2018 9.58am EST The first International Polar Year, held over 1882–1883, was an important event for science. The year was the brainchild of Austrian explorer…

UAH Arctic Temperature Profile

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   Last week Dr. Roy Spencer treated us to the latest UAH Global Temperature Update.  Overall, the ”global average lower tropospheric temperature (LT) anomaly for…

Study: ‘Arctic sea ice loss in the last 37 years is not due to humans alone.’

Models show natural swings in the Earth’s climate contribute to Arctic sea ice loss Arctic sea ice loss in the last 37 years is not due to humans alone. By…

Study suggests air pollution is a factor in Arctic ice melt

From the “CO2 isn’t the master climate control knob after all” department and the AGU. Air pollution reduces Arctic cloud lifetime, study suggests WASHINGTON — Fossil fuel emissions from Asia…

Study: dust guided by meandering jet stream has big impact on Arctic melt

Polar jet circulation changes bring Sahara dust to Arctic, increasing temperatures, melting ice Summary points A new atmospheric mechanism by which dust travels from the Sahara Desert across the eastern…

Latest climate complaint: Arctic plants are getting “too tall”

Plants in the Arctic are growing taller because of climate change, according to research from a global scientific collaboration. While the region is usually thought of as a vast, desolate…

Analysis suggests Arctic sea ice is more stable than thought

Yesterday, I pointed out that despite predictions of an “ice-free summer” in the Arctic by now, Arctic sea ice continues to defy such predictions and ended the 2018 melt season…

Arctic sea ice melt has turned the corner for 2018

Greg Goodman writes in to WUWT tips and notes: Arctic sea ice minimum – this years 19/20th Sept at 4.594 million sq/km Source: http://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/charctic-interactive-sea-ice-graph/ Not surprising that MSM has gone schtum…