By Alex Kirby / Climate News Network The Arctic climate is changing so quickly that science can barely keep track of what is happening and predict the global consequences, the U.N. says.
By Alex Kirby, Climate News Network Increasing loss of Arctic sea ice is likely soon to mean more ships are able to use the polar passage—affecting climate, health and air quality.
By Alex Kirby, Climate News Network Arctic countries are being urged by the U.S. to forbid commercial fishing in the further reaches of the thawing Arctic Ocean until there is a sound scientific base for managing the fishing fleets.
By Tim Radford, Climate News Network New scientific research confirms that global warming is melting increasingly larger areas of Arctic sea ice—and reducing its vital function of removing CO2 from the atmosphere.
By Alex Kirby, Climate News Network New satellite data analysis has produced evidence that rapid melting in the last three years has caused dramatic shrinkage of an Arctic ice cap.