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That Changing Climate Change: Arctic Sea Ice Sees ‘Huge Increase’

Global warming religionists don’t want to talk about the growing amount of Arctic sea ice. It ruins their religious beliefs. But reality seems to note that sea ice is growing

"The volume of Arctic sea ice increased by around a third after an unusually cool summer in 2013."

"Researchers say the growth continued in 2014 and more than compensated for losses recorded in the three previous years."The scientists involved believe changes in summer temperatures have greater impacts on ice than thought. But they say 2013 was a one-off and that climate change will continue to shrink the ice in the decades ahead....

NASA's Incredible Expedition to Explore the Arctic Ice Sheets

Every spring, the scientists and flight crew of Operation Ice Bridge fly low over the Arctic, studying the Greenland ice sheet and nearby sea ice with high-resolution digital and thermal imaging cameras, a sophisticated radar suite, a laser altimeter, and other instruments. Read more...

Cool summer of 2013 boosted Arctic sea ice

The volume of Arctic sea ice increased by a third after the summer of 2013 as the unusually cool air temperatures prevented the ice from melting, according to scientists. This suggests that the ice pack in the Northern hemisphere isShow More Summary

Hungry Polar Bears Are Getting Screwed by Shrinking Arctic Sea Ice

last weekNews : Vice News

VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here. The melting sea ice in the Arctic may be affecting polar bears more significantly than what scientists believed, says a new study published in the journal Science. Show More Summary

No solace for food-deprived polar bears as sea ice wanes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Polar bears are the kings of the ice surface covering the top of the globe, but the ongoing loss of the Arctic sea ice on which they hunt seals is causing summer food deprivation that threatens these imposing white-furred predators.

Russia, US agree fishing ban in Arctic as sea ice melts

OSLO (Reuters) - The United States, Russia and other Arctic nations signed an agreement deal on Thursday to bar their fishing fleets from fast-thawing seas around the North Pole, an agreement delayed more than a year by tensions over...Show More Summary

U.S. Draft Recovery Plan for Threatened Polar Bears

  U.S. wildlife managers released on Thursday a draft plan for stemming the decline of polar bears threatened by melting Arctic sea ice linked to global warming,

Polar Bears to Start Dying Off in 10 Years, Thanks to Climate Change

We’ve heard it before: Arctic sea ice is disappearing quite fast. And who relies on sea ice? A lot of people and other animals, not to mention the communities all over the world that would be impacted by the accompanying rise in sea level. Show More Summary

U.S. floats draft recovery plan for threatened polar bears

(Reuters) - U.S. wildlife managers released on Thursday a draft plan for stemming the decline of polar bears threatened by melting Arctic sea ice linked to global warming, but the proposal hinges on reductions in greenhouse gas emissions that are far from assured.

Polar Bears Threatened By Climate Change: Study

4 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

By Laura Zuckerman July 1 (Reuters) - Imperiled polar bears will see a population crash in most parts of the Arctic Ocean if global greenhouse gas emissions continue at current rates, causing accelerated melting of the sea ice the bruins depend on for survival, U.S. Show More Summary

Polar bears face steep declines because of melting sea ice: U.S. study

(Reuters) - Imperiled polar bears will see a population crash in most parts of the Arctic Ocean if global greenhouse gas emissions continue at current rates, causing accelerated melting of the sea ice the bruins depend on for survival, U.S. scientists said on Wednesday.

European climate at mercy of retreating sea ice

4 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

An international team of scientists has found that retreating sea ice between the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans is linked to weakened air-sea heat exchange in the region. This, it warns, could result in a cooler climate in western Europe...Show More Summary

Shell says could begin Arctic oil exploration off Alaska in late July

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell could begin drilling for oil in the Arctic off Alaska as early as the third week in July, when it expects sea ice to begin clearing, a spokesman said on Monday.

Shell says could begin Arctic oil exploration off Alaska in late July

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell said on Monday it could begin its 2015 Arctic oil exploration drilling operations as early as the third week in July when its forecasters believe that sea ice over its prospects will begin to cl...

Study: Arctic sea ice retreat due to ocean circulation changes

Retreating sea ice linked to changes in ocean circulation, could affect European climate From the UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO Retreating sea ice in the Iceland and Greenland Seas may be changing the circulation of warm and cold water in the Atlantic Ocean, and could ultimately impact the climate in Europe, says a new study by an…

Shell No Protesters Picket Shell-Sponsored "Promise of the Arctic" Conference in Downtown Seattle, Submit a "Real" Agenda

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This is what opportunity looks like! In yellow, the maximum extent of Arctic sea ice cover over the last 30 years. In white and gray, this years record-breaking low. Much more of this will melt over the summer, when Shell plans to hunt...Show More Summary

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