Arctic Ice Melt

The Permafrost Problem: The IPCC's Fifth Assessment and the Missing Climate Heavyweight

Libby Blanchard | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Libby Blanchard

The impact of permafrost thaw due to climate change is missing from the climate modeling in the IPCC's Fifth Assessment reports, yet its emissions co...

Susan Richardson - Writing in the Language of Ice

Nancy Campbell | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Nancy Campbell

The Welsh poet Susan Richardson was teaching a course on 'Intrepid Women Travellers' at Cardiff University when a reference to a Norse woman named Gudrid piqued her curiosity.

Time to Think in 3D About Arctic Sea Ice

David Hone | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK Tech
David Hone

The recent rash of news alerts about the all-time-low, end of summer, Arctic sea ice extent has certainly given new food for thought about the state of the climate.

Arctic Sea Ice Reaches Record Low, According To Nasa (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK

Arctic sea ice has shrunk to its lowest level since records began, with Nasa warning that ice cover at the pole is "fundamentally changing." Accord...

Mercury Soars To 32C

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK

Saturday has been the hottest day of the year so far, with temperatures topping 32C, according to BBC weather. Large areas of Britain basked in su...

Scorchio! UK Bakes As Mercury Soars To 32C

PA | Posted 18.08.2012 | UK

Today could be the hottest day of the year so far, with temperatures soaring to as high as 32C (89.6F), forecasters said. Large areas of Britain wi...

Arctic Rising

Anders Lorenzen | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK
Anders Lorenzen

21st June is Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year and traditionally a day of festivals and celebration. In the high North, past the Arctic Circle, it's the first first day of the 'midnight sun' period in which the sun does not set for the rest of the summer, somewhat of a contrast to the winter months when the sun never rises.

Why Does the Arctic Warm so Fast? Because Blanket of Cold air Keeps it Tucked Under!

Rolf Schuttenhelm | Posted 23.12.2011 | UK Tech
Rolf Schuttenhelm

Well doesn't that sound like a paradox? It is however really one of the main reasons why warming in the Arctic region is happening 3-4 times as fast as the global average, a research team of the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) says. And it would help to explain the Arctic winter warming mystery...