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Climate Change Triggered Another Year of Extremes in the Arctic

Published: 
Wed, 12/16/2015 (All day)

Rising global temperatures due to the burning of fossil fuels continue to transform the Arctic faster than any other region on Earth, according to a report released Tuesday by an international team of scientists.

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The Great Glacier Melt Spreads to Greenland’s North

Published: 
Tue, 11/17/2015 (All day)

A Greenland glacier that holds the equivalent of 19 inches of sea-level rise has been melting at an accelerated rate since 2012, shedding as much as 5 billion metric tons a year, according to a new study published in the journal Science.