The Arctic hasn't been this warm for 3 million years – and that foreshadows big changes for the rest of the planet

Extreme shrinkage of summer sea ice is just the latest evidence of rapid Arctic warming – and what happens in the Arctic doesn't stay there.

Steve Petsch, Associate Professor of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst • conversation
Sept. 30, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: climate-change greenland arctic paleoclimate russia carbon-dioxide-co2 siberia arctic-warming sea-ice norway pliocene boreal-forest

Arctic warming: are record temperatures and fires arriving earlier than scientists predicted?

The high temperatures and wildfires of 2019 were thought to have heralded a freak summer for the Arctic. Then 2020 brought worse.

Christopher J White, Senior Lecturer in Water & Environmental Engineering, University of Strathclyde • conversation
Sept. 8, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: climate-change wildfire siberia arctic-warming temperature-records climate-modelling

Siberia heatwave: why the Arctic is warming so much faster than the rest of the world

Models have predicted for some time that with every degree of global warming, the Arctic will see double or more.

Jonathan Bamber, Professor of Physical Geography, University of Bristol • conversation
June 25, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: climate-change permafrost arctic siberia arctic-warming temperature-records sea-ice

Siberia heat wave: why the Arctic is warming so much faster than the rest of the world

Models have predicted for some time that with every degree of global warming, the Arctic will see double or more.

Jonathan Bamber, Professor of Physical Geography, University of Bristol • conversation
June 25, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: climate-change permafrost arctic siberia arctic-warming temperature-records sea-ice

Arctic climate change – it's recent carbon emissions we should fear, not ancient methane 'time bombs'

The wet and low-lying East Siberian Arctic is likely to be a major methane source in the coming decades.

Joshua Dean, Lecturer in Biogeochemical Cycles, University of Liverpool • conversation
April 2, 2020 ~5 min

Tags:  climate-change  carbon-emissions  global-warming  permafrost  arctic  methane  siberia  tipping-points  arctic-warming

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