Arctic and Antarctic

Alaska Experiences Record High Temperatures as Freezing Rain Brings ‘Icemageddon’ – “obliterated the daily record by TWENTY degrees”

Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, January 1, 2022, #334

Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, August 28, 2021

A Warming event is now starting in the Stratosphere above the South Pole, with temperatures over 30 degrees C (86 degrees F) above normal, marking the end of South Winter

Submarine Permafrost Has Been Overlooked as a Major Source of Greenhouse Gases

‘A real hotspot’: Study shows Arctic warming 3 times faster than rest of earth

‘Not normal!’ Arctic Circle hits 30C (86.5F) in ‘mind-boggling’ Siberia heatwave – “Hotter than pretty much all of Europe right now.”

Russian Arctic Temps Now Hotter Than in Mediterranean – “Temperatures in the Arctic Circle village of Nizhnaya Pesha hit 30 degrees Celsius (86.5 degrees Fahrenheit) Wednesday, a measurement Scottish meteorologist Scott Duncan called “truly exceptional for any time of the year but mind-boggling for May.”

Russia is to lose its permafrost, minister of natural resources warns – “Russian permafrost area is also the world’s biggest reservoir of organic carbon, which converts into a greenhouse gas including methane once it thaws.”

Scientists in the Arctic’s ‘Ice Factory’ Found a Worrying Sign of Climate Change – “Last year, following a historic heatwave across Siberia, the Laptev Sea did not freeze in October for the first time on record”

Climate heating may speed up to unexpected levels

Arctic ice set to match all-time record low – Satellite measurements reveal that volumes have fallen consistently over past 30 years

Arctic ice loss forces polar bears to use four times as much energy to survive

Peat Fires Smolder in Siberia Despite Bone-Chilling Temperatures

After growing for decades, Antarctic sea ice suddenly plunged.  “Wiping out three-and-a-half decades of gains — and then some”

Record‐Breaking Increases in Arctic Solar Ultraviolet Radiation Caused by Exceptionally Large Ozone Depletion in 2020

Growing ‘heat blob’ from Atlantic driving sea ice loss in Arctic

Arctic warming pushes winter weather further south

Temperatures in the Arctic are astonishingly warmer than they should be

Alarm as Arctic sea ice not yet freezing at latest date on record

Growing underwater heat blob speeds demise of Arctic sea ice

Canada’s last fully intact ice shelf has suddenly collapsed, forming a Manhattan-sized iceberg

Arctic temperatures soar to 30 C (54 F) above normal

Arctic records its hottest temperature ever

One Of The Arctic’s Northernmost Towns Just Recorded Its Hottest Temperature Ever

Methane is mysteriously leaking from the sea floor in Antarctica, edging global heating to a point of no return

Siberian heatwave: Wildfires rage in Arctic, sea ice melts

Heat wave thaws Siberia’s tundra, then sets it ablaze

Siberian heat drives Arctic ice extent to record low for early July

Forest fires continue to ravage Quebec as authorities hope for rain

2020 Siberian Heatwave continues…
“temperatures in Siberia were as high as 40°C or 104°F at 5 cm above the ground on June 21, 2020”

Siberian heat wave is a ‘warning cry’ from the Arctic

Climate crisis: alarm at record-breaking heatwave in Siberia

‘Zombie’ fires might be reigniting after Siberian winter

Melting Down: Climate Change May Prove A Major Problem For Russia’s Arctic Infrastructure

Siberia dries out as forests burn and climate heats (Arctic)
–“Khatanga – population around 3,500 – is well north of the Arctic Circle, with usual daytime temperatures at this time of year hovering round a chilly 0°C. On 22 May the temperature in the town reached 25°C – more than double the record to date.”

The Arctic Is Unraveling as a Massive Heat Wave Grips the Region

Russia Just Smashed Its Record for Hottest Winter

The Antarctic has registered a temperature of more than 20C (68F) for the first time on record

It’s T-Shirt Weather in Antarctica as Temperature Breaks Record

Permafrost Is Thawing So Fast, It’s Gouging Holes in the Arctic – “Iin some places, it’s thawing so abruptly that landscapes are collapsing in on themselves.”

Scientists feared unstoppable emissions from melting permafrost. They may have already started.

As climate change melts Alaska’s permafrost, roads sink, bridges tilt and greenhouse gases release

Ice Between Russia and Alaska Is At Record Lows

Greenland airport becomes latest victim of climate change

The Arctic’s Most Stable Sea Ice Is Vanishing Alarmingly Fast

Canadian Arctic could face ‘abrupt’ climate threats due to permafrost thaw

Arctic Shifts to a Carbon Source due to Winter Soil Emissions

Arctic sea ice extent just hit a record low for early June; worse may come

The Air Above Antarctica Just Got Very Hot Very Fast, Breaking All Previous Temperature Records

Russian scientists find ‘most powerful’ ever methane seep in Arctic Ocean

‘It’s pretty incredible’: Antarctica floating ice level plummets to record low, alarming Nasa study reveals

347 billion ton iceberg unexpectedly breaks off Antarctica

The Current State of Arctic PERMAFROST THAW

Record heat is burning the Arctic and melting Greenland’s ice

Alaska’s Sea Ice Completely Melted Earlier Than Ever Before

Alaska’s sea ice has completely melted away

Scientists Have Been Underestimating the Pace of Climate Change

Kids play in Arctic seas as 22C (71.6F) heatwave grips North Pole

Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, August 17, 2019, #210 ( Dane Wigington )

Greenland’s ice is melting at the rate scientists thought would be our worst-case scenario in 2070

Lightning struck near the North Pole 48 times on Saturday, as rapid Arctic warming continues

Siberian Wildfires and Heatwaves in Alaska: How the Arctic Is Nearing a Point of No Return

Alaska’s sea ice has all melted

Climate Change: “If we lose the Arctic, we lose the whole world” (w/ Guy McPherson)

Arctic amplification: How the albedo effect speeds up global warming | Jon Gertner

Greenland wildfire part of unusual spike in Arctic blazes this summer — “European science organization tracked more than 100 ‘intense and long-lived wildfires’ above the Arctic Circle since June.”

Satellite Images Show Vast Swaths of the Arctic On Fire

Antarctica is losing ice at an accelerating rate. How much will sea levels rise?

Alaska Chokes on Wildfires as Heat Waves Dry Out the Arctic

The Gateway Protecting the Arctic’s Oldest Sea Ice Has Collapsed Months Ahead of Schedule

‘Crazy’ and ‘scary’: Dramatic ocean warming off Alaska raises concerns for hunters and wildlife

Scientists baffled as Antarctic ice hits record low, wiping out three decades of ‘gains’

‘Precipitous’ fall in Antarctic sea ice since 2014 revealed — Plunge is far faster than in Arctic and may lead to more global heating, say scientists

Record-Breaking Heat in Alaska Wreaks Havoc on Communities and Ecosystems

Half of Greenland’s Surface Started Melting This Week, Which Is Not Normal

Scientists shocked by Arctic permafrost thawing 70 years sooner than predicted

Temperatures leap 40 degrees above normal as the Arctic Ocean and Greenland ice sheet see record June melting

‘Extraordinary thinning’ of ice sheets revealed deep inside Antarctica

It was 84 degrees near the Arctic Ocean this weekend as carbon dioxide hit its highest level in human history

Permafrost collapse is accelerating carbon release

Greenland is melting even faster than experts thought

‘It’s already begun’: Feedback loops will make climate change even worse, scientists say

Arctic temperatures are the warmest in more than 10,000 years

Researchers Warn Arctic Has Entered ‘Unprecedented State’ That Threatens Global Climate Stability

Arctic Permafrost No Longer Freezes … Even in Winter

A glacier the size of Florida is on track to change the course of human civilization

Antarctic sea ice extent the lowest in the 40-year satellite record.

U.S. Navy to flex muscles in Arctic: ‘Opportunity for conflict is only rising’

Rain is melting Greenland ice sheet even in winter

300 miles NORTH of the Arctic Circle in Norway reaching 90 degrees Fahrenheit this July.”  Some Arctic ground no longer freezing—even in winter.

Melting of Greenland’s ice is ‘off the charts,’ study shows

Trillion-Ton Iceberg Breaks Off Antarctic Ice Shelf

Human Extinction by 2026? A Last Ditch Strategy to Fight for Human Survival

Conditions in the Arctic – Warm salty water from the Atlantic is invading the Arctic Ocean

Melting Arctic Permafrost Could Release Tons of Toxic Mercury

The Arctic’s Melting Permafrost Is Now Leaking Acid

The Melting Arctic Is a Real-Time Horror Story — Why Doesn’t Anyone Care?

Arctic’s strongest sea ice breaks up for first time on record

Some Arctic Ground No Longer Freezing—Even in Winter

Ten times more wildfires in the Arctic than a decade ago

Summer weather is getting ‘stuck’ due to Arctic warming – “The far north of the Earth is warming two to four times faster than the global average” 

Wildfires have ignited inside the Arctic Circle

‘Utterly Terrifying’: Study Affirms Feedback Loop Fears as Surging Antarctica Ice Loss Tripled in Last Five Years

A Huge Stretch of the Arctic Ocean Is Turning Into the Atlantic Right Before Our Eyes —  “At this very moment, an enormous stretch of ocean in this area that has traditionally been ice covered is currently open.”

Antarctica Is Melting Away: More Than 3 Trillion Tons of Ice Vanished Since 1992 — “Ice loss has accelerated rapidly over the last five years.”

Antarctic Ice Melting Faster Than Ever, Studies Show – Rate of Melt Has Accelerated Threefold In Last Five Years 

Giant Canyons Discovered in Antarctica — “if Antarctica thins in a warming climate, as scientists suspect it will, then these channels could accelerate mass towards the ocean”

Arctic Heat Surges Again, and Studies Are Finding Climate Change Connections

Shock and Thaw—Alaskan Sea Ice Just Took a Steep, Unprecedented Dive

Fulfilling ‘Feedback Loop’ Fears, New Study Shows Melting Ice Could Spell Disaster Faster Than Previously Thought

The Arctic Still Isn’t Cooling Off, and Recent Temperature Readings Are Mind-Blowing

Russian Arctic Is Melting Twice As Fast As Before

Cargo Transit Along Russia’s Northern Sea Route Expected To Rise by 50% This Year

A Melting Arctic Could Spark a New Cold War

Record Amount of Microplastic Found in Arctic Sea Ice

West Greenland Ice Sheet Melting At The Fastest Rate in Centuries

Melting of Arctic Mountain Glaciers Unprecedented in the Past 400 Years

‘Extreme’ Changes Underway in Some of Antarctica’s Biggest Glaciers

Rapid Sea Level Rise Possible as Ocean Floods into Antarctica at up to 400 Meters Per Year

Trillion Ton Iceberg in Antarctica is About to Break Off! 200 Kilometer Biggest Crack in Antarctica

“Ozone Thinning Is Found All Over the Earth, but the Biggest Losses Are Over the North and South Poles”

‘Unprecedented’ Ozone Hole Opens Over Canadian Arctic

Ozone Layer Collapse, A Former NASA Contract Engineer Warns Of Planetary Omnicide

Fast-Draining Lakes Threaten Vulnerable Greenland Ice Sheet

Massive Permafrost Thaw Documented in Canada, Portends Huge Carbon Release

Antarctica To Reach 9.6C (49.4F) On March 17, 2018

Ice In Kara Sea Is Already Disintegrating – And It’s Still Winter!

A Large Area of Open Water Forms in the Melting Sea Ice North of Greenland During February (2018)

February Melting Near North Pole “Really Extreme”

The Arctic Just Had Its Warmest Winter On Record

Sea Ice Extent Sinks to Record Lows at Both Poles

Antarctica Hits 63 Degrees F, Believed To Be A Record

Ice Melt In West Antarctica Is Significantly Accelerating, A NASA Study Finds

It Was Warmer In The Arctic Circle On Sunday Than In Boston, Raising Alarm At ‘Freakish’ Warming Trend

Arctic Report Card 2017:
Arctic Shows No Sign of Returning to Reliably Frozen Region

Climate Change in the Arctic

Arctic Is Full of Toxic Mercury

The Big Melt: Global Sea Ice At Record Low

January 2018: Record Low Global Sea Ice Extent

North Pole Surges Above Freezing In The Dead of Winter

The Arctic Is Continuing To Warm and Change More Rapidly Than Any Other Region On Earth

‘Really Extreme’ Global Weather Event Leaves Scientists Aghast

North Pole Region Predicted to Experience Another Instance of Above Freezing Temperatures as the Bering Sea Ice is Blasted Away

Fastest Decline in Arctic Sea Ice in At Least 1,500 Years