Global heating has become the catalyst for opening natural pathways for the release of massive quantities of carbon-based greenhouse gases stored in the Arctic.
Arctic permafrost is a ticking carbon bomb waiting to explode.
Ecological studies are not like political discussions where the facts are easily ignored.
We often err on the low side when it comes to climate modeling.
The Arctic and Antarctica each pose different threats from climate change.
Ancient Arctic carbon is delivered via groundwater systems to the Arctic coastal ecosystems.
An ice-free Arctic will open up world trade routes and attract more hydrocarbon extraction activity.
2019 was an impressive year for high polar temperatures and record ice melts.
It matters if global temperatures rise. But it matters even more how that average rise distributes itself geographically.
The Arctic is warming faster than the rest of the planet