The jet stream affects northern hemisphere climates. And global warming affects the behaviour of the jet stream. Prepare for yet more extremes of seasonal weather.
The post Arctic sea ice loss affects the jet stream appeared first on Climate News Netwo…
Laughing gas from the thawing Alaskan permafrost is no laughing matter. Nitrous oxide is one of the most potent greenhouse gases.
The post Arctic leaks of laughing gas may add to heat appeared first on Climate News Network.
Polar change, notably the fast Arctic melt, could impose huge costs on world economies. New evidence shows how rapidly the frozen north is changing.
The post Fast Arctic melt could cost $70 trillion appeared first on Climate News Network.
Sea level rise and melting polar ice sheets may not cause a climate catastrophe, but they will certainly change weather patterns unpredictably.
The post Melting polar ice sheets will alter weather appeared first on Climate News Network.
Plants are getting taller in the Arctic high latitudes as warmer, moister soil prompts growth that could increase the release of greenhouse gases.
The post High Arctic plant spurts raise climate concerns appeared first on Climate News Network.
10 October, 2018 – Could a vast underwater wall in front of an unstable glacier prevent dangerous sea level rise? Or should everyone just move further inland?
The post Underwater walls might avert sea level rise appeared first on Climate News Network.
27 April, 2018 – Tiny plastic particles have been found in every sample collected of Arctic sea ice. But the ice can only hold these indestructible pollutants for so long.
The post Plastic particles now infest the Arctic appeared first on Climate News Network.
23 April, 2018 – The northern ocean is abuzz with life, but the composition of those high Arctic species is changing as the world gets warmer.
The post High Arctic species respond to climate warming appeared first on Climate News Network.
3 November, 2017 – Painstaking and detailed study of the ancient Antarctic shows US-based scientists how natural and human causes affect the climate very differently.
The post Ancient Antarctic explains today’s warming world appeared first on Climate News Network.
17 June – Canadian scientists have to think again as unusual Arctic warmth puts shipping at risk and icebergs freeze climate research plans.
The post Icebergs freeze climate research plans appeared first on Climate News Network.