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New Climate Study Predicting More Rain Than Snow in the Arctic 'Rings Alarm Bells'

"There are huge ramifications of these changes," said the lead researcher, "all of which have implications on wildlife populations and human livelihoods."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Unsettling': New Study Reveals Arctic Ocean Warming for Over a Century

"It is possible that the Arctic Ocean is more sensitive to greenhouse gases than previously thought," said one of the study's authors.

Brett Wilkins ·


New Climate Study: Arctic Heat Fueled Deadly February Texas Freeze

"The results highlight another reason to rapidly reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that are driving global warming and at the same time the need to develop better strategies for managing extreme weather."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Resounding' Climate Win as Judge Blocks Alaska Drilling Project Defended by Biden

"We must keep Arctic oil in the ground if we want a livable planet for future generations."

Jake Johnson ·


Groups Welcome Biden Review But Demand Congress Permanently Protect Arctic Refuge From Drilling

Activists urge lawmakers to reverse a relevant 2017 law, "cancel the leases issued by the Trump administration, and shut down this dangerous drilling program once and for all."

Jessica Corbett ·


Norwegian 'People vs. Arctic Oil' Case Heads to European Human Rights Court

"We have to take action now to limit irreversible damage to our climate and ecosystems to ensure livelihoods for the coming generations," said one activist.

Jessica Corbett ·


Biden Urged to Go Further After 'Strong Step' Toward Protecting Arctic Refuge From Drilling

"While this buys some time, the fight to protect this unique and pristine area is not over," said an Environment America campaigner. "We're calling on Congress to establish permanent protections."

Jessica Corbett ·


'A Real Hotspot': Study Shows Arctic Warming 3 Times Faster Than Rest of Earth

"No one on Earth is immune to Arctic warming."

Kenny Stancil ·


Study Reveals Rapid Melting of Glaciers Has Shifted Earth's Axis

"Faster ice melting under global warming was the most likely cause of the directional change of the polar drift in the 1990s."

Kenny Stancil ·


As Planet Cooks, One of the World's Coldest Towns Bids to Host 2032 Summer Olympics

"If we stand back and do nothing, letting global warming prevail, we will lose our identity, and the town we love—as well as many others around the world—will cease to exist as we know it," said the mayor of Salla.

Jessica Corbett ·

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