#Arctic

  • Article: The Arctic's Permafrost Is Thawing More Rapidly Than We Thought

    The Arctic's Permafrost Is Thawing More Rapidly Than We Thought

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 4, 2020

    An additional 60 to 100 billion metric tons of carbon could come from abrupt permafrost thawing. Read more

  • Article: Soil in the Arctic Is Now Releasing More Carbon Dioxide Than 189 Countries

    Soil in the Arctic Is Now Releasing More Carbon Dioxide Than 189 Countries

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 23, 2019

    A dangerous feedback loop is occurring. Read more

  • Article: Canadian Teens Are Heading to a Major UN Climate Conference to Screen Their Documentary

    Canadian Teens Are Heading to a Major UN Climate Conference to Screen Their Documentary

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 10, 2019

    Climate change is causing Canada to warm at double the global rate. Read more

  • Article: Wind Currents Are Carrying Microplastics All the Way to the Arctic

    Wind Currents Are Carrying Microplastics All the Way to the Arctic

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 15, 2019

    Researchers think that breathing in microplastics could penetrate deep into the lungs. Read more

  • Article: Arctic Fires Haven’t Been This Bad in 10,000 Years

    Arctic Fires Haven’t Been This Bad in 10,000 Years

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 23, 2019

    The Arctic is especially vulnerable to fires in the age of climate change. Read more

  • Article: Waters Near Arctic Ocean Just Jumped 30 Degrees Above Normal

    Waters Near Arctic Ocean Just Jumped 30 Degrees Above Normal

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 15, 2019

    “I feel like we’re doing this huge experiment to our climate system.” Read more

  • Article: Norway Backs Off Plans to Drill Arctic for Billions of Barrels of Oil

    Norway Backs Off Plans to Drill Arctic for Billions of Barrels of Oil

    By Joe McCarthy|April 10, 2019

    This is big. Read more

  • Article: Federal Judge Overturns Trump’s Order to Allow Drilling in Arctic and Atlantic Oceans

    Federal Judge Overturns Trump’s Order to Allow Drilling in Arctic and Atlantic Oceans

    By Joe McCarthy|April 1, 2019

    “This court decision is a bright red stop sign.” Read more