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‘Everyone should be concerned’: Antarctic sea ice reaches lowest levels ever recorded

With the continent holding enough ice to raise sea levels by many metres if it was to melt, polar scientists are scrambling for answers.

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Capsule of 1765 air reveals ancient histories hidden under Antarctic ice

An ampoule of Antarctic air from the year 1765 forms the centrepiece of a new exhibition that reveals the hidden histories contained in polar ice to visitors attending the Cop26 climate conference in Glasgow.

Heat the Arctic to cool the Earth, scientists say

Heat the Arctic to cool the Earth, scientists say

If we seriously want to tackle the climate crisis, here's a drastic idea: we could heat the Arctic to cool the planet.


It will be warmer at the North Pole next week than in much of Europe

The polar vortex split, and now the North Pole is comparatively balmy.

Science-loving government cuts funding for science

It's hard to understand why Ottawa isn't renewing the Climate Change and Atmospheric Research program, the only dedicated federal program that funds long-term, large-scale research into the effects of climate change.