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Antarctic Sea Ice Near Historic Lows; Arctic Ice Continues Decline

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Editor’s note, April 16, 2024: An earlier version of this article included a rounded figure for the Arctic Ocean’s sea…

Article2 months ago

This US-Indian Satellite Will Monitor Earth’s Changing Frozen Regions

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NISAR will study changes to ice sheets, glaciers, and sea ice in fine detail, as climate change warms the air…

Article4 months ago

International Ocean Satellite Monitors How El Niño Is Shaping Up

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Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich is the latest satellite contributing to a 30-year sea level record that researchers are using to compare…

Article7 months ago
Heart-shaped ice basin on Earth and a heart-shaped plains on Pluto.

Frozen: Ice on Earth and Well Beyond

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From deep below the soil at Earth’s polar regions to Pluto’s frozen heart, ice exists all over the solar system...and…

Article2 years ago


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Takeaways Earth Will Continue to Warm and the Effects Will Be Profound Global climate change is not a future problem.…



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Takeaways The rate of change since the mid-20th century is unprecedented over millennia. Earth’s climate has changed throughout history. Just…