May 14, 2021

Arctic ice

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Arctic ice in retreat By Andrew Freedman NASA’s airborne survey shows how global warming is transforming the Arctic Nothing about the Arctic is normal right now. Rapid climate change is transforming the vast region by warming air and sea temperatures, shifting weather patterns, and melting sea and land ice at faster rates than were ever […]

Arctic sea ice reaches annual peak, but falls far short of average

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By Andrew Freedman From Mashable Arctic sea ice reached its maximum extent for the year on March 21, scientists reported Wednesday, but it did not make up for much of the ground it lost during the past several unusually mild summer melt seasons. The sea ice cover surrounding the North Pole, which expands and thickens […]