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What Arctic ice in Greenland tells us about climate change

I went with scientists to study a remote part of the Greenland ice sheet. Here’s what I learned, and why it matters for the rest of the world.
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World faces ‘terminal’ loss of Arctic sea ice during summers, report warns

The climate crisis has pushed the planet’s stores of ice to a widespread collapse that was “unthinkable just a decade ago”, with Arctic sea ice certain to vanish in summers and ruinous sea level rise from melting glaciers now already in motion, a major new report has warned.

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The Arctic’s climate challenge spurs tech innovation

Temperatures are rising twice as fast in the Arctic region as in the rest of the world—a crisis that has rendered the area a laboratory for global cooperation and the transition to more sustainable practices.
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The sea ice in northern Labrador is thinning — fast. Here's why the Inuit are worried

Mild temperatures and a lack of sea ice have disrupted life along Labrador's northern coast this winter, and give a glimpse into what could become the norm in decades to come.
Melting Arctic ice could heat up geopolitics

NATO chief: Melting Arctic ice could heat up geopolitics

With China and Russia expanding their military presence in the Arctic, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told DW melting ice could increase geopolitical tensions and show the "security impacts of climate change."
How Inuit avoid falling through thinning Arctic ice

How Inuit avoid falling through thinning Arctic ice

The Arctic is melting, making it dangerous to take snowmobiles on the “ice highways” Inuits use to get around. A new sled-based ice-measuring system helps make travel safer.
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Ah crap: The Arctic is releasing a ton of new greenhouse gases

“At this moment, there is unlikely to be any major impact on global warming, but the point is that this process has now been triggered. This East Siberian slope methane hydrate system has been perturbed and the process will be ongoing."