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New discovery in Arctic is a very old clam

The rapidly thawing Arctic Ocean may be a new frontier but some of the latest news from there concerns a clam that is believed...

Berkeley Lab Scientists ID New Driver Behind Arctic Warming

Scientists have identified a mechanism that could turn out to be a big contributor to warming in the Arctic region and melting sea ice. The...

Scientists sight better simulations of soot’s sway on Arctic climate warming

No one but a Grinch enjoys black snow—it has no redeeming qualities. Yet scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory trained their sights on soot...

New permafrost is forming around shrinking Arctic lakes, but will it...

Researchers from McGill and the U.S. Geological Survey, more used to measuring thawing permafrost than its expansion, have made a surprising discovery. There is...

Study shows unprecedented warmth in Arctic

The heat is on, at least in the Arctic. Average summer temperatures in the Eastern Canadian Arctic during the last 100 years are higher...

Ice-free Arctic winters could explain amplified warming during Pliocene

Year-round ice-free conditions across the surface of the Arctic Ocean could explain why the Earth was substantially warmer during the Pliocene Epoch than it...

High-Arctic Heat Tops 1,800-Year High, Says Study

Summers on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard are now warmer than at any other time in the last 1,800 years, including during medieval times...

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