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Arctic Sea Ice Near a Record Low

Arctic Sea Ice Near a Record Low

Sep 18, 2019

Arctic sea ice will soon reach its minimum extent for 2019—the 18th year in a row below average.

Global Ocean Conveyor Belt

Global Ocean Conveyor Belt

Jun 6, 2018

The global ocean conveyor belt is slowing down, impacting climate, sea levels and marine life.

Recent Polar Outbreak in the Eastern U.S.

Recent Polar Outbreak in the Eastern U.S.

Jan 11, 2018

The recent cold spell in the U.S. has retreated for now, and our World Weather Attribution team analyzed its characteristics in the context of our changing climate.

Record Sea Ice Melt

Record Sea Ice Melt

Mar 22, 2017

The National Snow and Ice Data Center announced today that Arctic sea ice hit a record low maximum extent for 2017 on March 7 at 5.57 million square miles.

Arctic Sea Ice Minimum

Arctic Sea Ice Minimum

Sep 14, 2016

Arctic sea ice is about to hit its annual minimum extent and is likely to be declared the second lowest on record. With climate change, we have found that the minimum is occurring later.

Nenana Ice Classic: 100 Years

Nenana Ice Classic: 100 Years

Apr 13, 2016

This is the 100th year of the Nenana Ice Classic, a contest to determine when the ice breaks up each spring on Alaska’s Tanana River.

Melting Arctic Sea Ice

Melting Arctic Sea Ice

Sep 16, 2015

Arctic sea ice hits its annual minimum in mid-September.

Top 10 Weather & Climate Events of 2012

Top 10 Weather & Climate Events of 2012

Jan 3, 2013

Many of these events served to highlight the growing role that global warming is playing in tipping the odds in favor of high-impact weather events.