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Cost of Arctic methane release could be ‘size of global economy’

torsdag, 25. juli 2013

Erasmus University (RSM).: “The global impact of a warming Arctic is an economic time-bomb”, says Gail Whiteman, Professor of sustainability,…

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Arctic Biodiversity Assessment

fredag, 17. maj 2013

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The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), the biodiversity working group of the Arctic Council has released the “Arctic…

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White House warned on imminent Arctic ice death spiral

fredag, 3. maj 2013

guardian: Senior US government officials are to be briefed at the White House this week on the danger of an…

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Global temperature rise of 1.5 degrees Celsius could see permanently frozen ground thaw

torsdag, 21. februar 2013

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Evidence from Siberian caves suggests that a global temperature rise of 1.5 degrees Celsius could see permanently frozen ground thaw…

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Clearest evidence yet of polar ice losses

fredag, 30. november 2012

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ESA: After two decades of satellite observations, an international team of experts brought together by ESA and NASA has produced…

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Animated graphics show records broken in levels of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice

tirsdag, 9. oktober 2012

New Scientist: Last month saw unprecedented conditions in both Arctic and Antarctic. The animations below show the average extent of…

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Loss of Arctic Sea Ice … and of a ‘Giant Parasol’

onsdag, 3. oktober 2012

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Yale forum on climate change

Yale: A new video produced by independent videographer Peter Sinclair for The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media…

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High-Arctic Heat Tops 1,800-Year High

lørdag, 29. september 2012

LDEO: Summers on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard are now warmer than at any other time in the last 1,800…

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Arctic Sea Ice: What, Why, And What Next

mandag, 24. september 2012

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ClimateProgress: What’s happening in the Arctic? Why is it happening? And does it matter for the bulk of us who…

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Visualizing 2012’s Record Arctic Sea Ice Melt

lørdag, 22. september 2012

Climate Central: The National Snow and Ice Data Center announced on September 19 that Arctic sea ice had reached its…

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Arctic sea ice extent settles at record seasonal minimum

onsdag, 19. september 2012

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NSIDC: On September 16, Arctic sea ice appeared to have reached its minimum extent for the year of 3.41 million…

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Race Is On as Ice Melt Reveals Arctic Treasures

onsdag, 19. september 2012

The New York Times: At stake are the Arctic’s abundant supplies of oil, gas and minerals that are, thanks to…

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How to teach … Polar meltdown

tirsdag, 18. september 2012

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This week the Guardian Teacher Network has resources related to climate change and the Arctic meltdown. Enjoy.

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Possible consequences for an ice-free Arctic Ocean

mandag, 17. september 2012

Biology Letters: Recent studies predict that the Arctic Ocean will have ice-free summers within the next 30 years. This poses…

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Arctic sea ice extent, August 2012

onsdag, 15. august 2012


NSIDC: Arctic sea ice extent for August 13, 2012 was 4.90 million square kilometers (1.9 million square miles), 450,000 square…

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Record Amount of Arctic Sea Ice Melted in June, Plus Amazing Video Of Greenland Ice Melt

tirsdag, 17. juli 2012

ClimateProgress: The Arctic melt season is well underway, and sea ice extent — a key indicator of global warming —…

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Warming turns tundra to forest

mandag, 4. juni 2012

Oxford University: In just a few decades shrubs in the Arctic tundra have turned into trees as a result of…

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Climate Change & International Security: The Arctic as a Bellwether

fredag, 25. maj 2012

C2ES: In its most recent assessment of global climate change, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences concluded, “A strong body…

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NRC Releases Report on the State of Polar Regions

fredag, 6. april 2012

U.S. National Research Council released a synthesis of reports from thousands of scientists in 60 countries who took part in the…

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The great Arctic oil race begins

tirsdag, 7. februar 2012


NATURE: The ‘new oil provinces’ are in the Arctic, which brims with untapped resources amounting to 90 billion barrels of…

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Canadian Ice Shelves Breaking up at High Speed

torsdag, 29. september 2011

Canadian ice shelves are changing at an unexpected rate, with almost 50 per cent lost in the last six years,…

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New pathway along Northern Sea Route

onsdag, 28. september 2011

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BarentsObserver: Tankers shipping along the Northern Sea Route now choose a new and more northern pathway.  Retreating ice makes it…

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Scientists weighs changes of the Greenland ice sheet

fredag, 16. september 2011

The Cryosphere

ICESat has provided surface elevation measurements of the ice sheets since the launch in January 2003, resulting in a…

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Russia says high ice melt opens Arctic trade routes

torsdag, 4. august 2011

Arctic ice cover receded to near record lows this summer, opening elusive northern trade routes from Asia to the West,…

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Acceleration of outlet glaciers and ice flows in Greenland and Antarctica is closely linked to ocean warming

lørdag, 9. juli 2011

“Water has a much larger heat capacity than air. If you put an ice cube in a warm room, it…

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Melting ice caps open up Arctic for ‘white gold rush’

torsdag, 7. juli 2011

Guardian: As rising temperatures expose more land for exploration, prospectors are rushing to the far north in the hope of…

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Canada: Military plans a show of force in High Arctic

mandag, 4. juli 2011

With Canada’s combat mission in Afghanistan winding down, the military is preparing a greater show of force in the High…

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Russia to create Arctic troops – defense minister

fredag, 1. juli 2011

Russia will deploy troops in the north to defend its interests in the Arctic region, Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said…

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Russia and Norway agree deal over oil-rich Barents Sea

tirsdag, 7. juni 2011

Today Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov exchanged the instruments of ratification of the…

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The Prospects and the Perils of Beaufort Sea Oil: How Canada is Dealing with Its High North

onsdag, 1. juni 2011

Tuesday, 31 May 2011 By Doug Matthews

Canada has long looked to the petroleum resources of its North as an important…

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Arctic Energy: Pathway to Conflict or Cooperation in the High North?

onsdag, 1. juni 2011

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The melting of the Arctic ice cap in combination with developments elsewhere concerning future energy security are creating scenarios that…

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Danmark til Nordpolen

tirsdag, 17. maj 2011

Information: NUUK For første gang vil en dansk regering nu officielt fastslå, at inddragelse af Nordpolen i det danske rigsfællesskab…

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Nuuk Ministerial Meeting Documents

mandag, 16. maj 2011

A linked list of documents released during this ministerial is available for your perusal. This list will be updated during…

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Snow, Water, Ice, Permafrost in the Arctic (SWIPA)

torsdag, 12. maj 2011

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Scientists have known for decades that global climate change has been having an outsized impact on the Arctic, but according…

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Wikileaks cables show race to carve up Arctic

torsdag, 12. maj 2011

By Meirion Jones and Susan Watts

BBC Newsnight

Secret US embassy cables released by Wikileaks show nations are racing to “carve up”…

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Arctic nations eye future of world’s last frontier

onsdag, 11. maj 2011

(Reuters) – Leaders of Arctic nations gather in Greenland this week to chart future cooperation as global warming sets off…

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Grønt lys for olieboringer på dybt vand ved Grønland

tirsdag, 10. maj 2011


Grønlands regering, Naalakkersuisut, har netop givet grønt lys for syv nye olieboringer i havet vest for Grønland. Det er det…

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Alert: Global sea level is projected to rise by 0.9–1.6 m by 2100

onsdag, 4. maj 2011

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AMPA: Latest science supports an unprecedented rate of change in the Arctic.

The observed changes in sea ice on the Arctic…

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Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme

onsdag, 4. maj 2011

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AMAP is an international organization established in 1991 to implement components of the Arctic Environmental Protection Strategy (AEPS).

Now a programme…

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ClimateSignals Arctic

torsdag, 28. april 2011

ClimateSignals - Tag Archive - Asia 2011-04-27 23-28-16

ClimateSignals Tag Archive for Arctic

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