Showing posts from September 12, 2016

Arctic Death Spiral: Icebreakers Reach North Pole as Sea Ice Disintegrates

ThinkProgress Second-lowest sea ice minimum, lowest average annual sea ice extent.  Arctic sea ice continued its long-term death spiral in 2016, thanks to warming-driven ice melt. As the ice sheet shrinks and thins, it’s becoming easier and easier for icebreakers to reach the North Pole. Story here.

'Climate Change Is Here': August Was Another Hottest Month for the Record Books

Common Dreams Copyright © 2016 PinP As one climate scientist noted, the temperature has risen even though this year's unusually strong El Niño is on the wane. Story here.