19 Sep '12, 11pm

Arctic sea ice is 'toast' as old record shattered

Arctic sea ice is 'toast' as old record shattered

Sea ice falls to record low with over two weeks of melting left (08/27/2012) One of the most visible impacts of climate change—melting summer sea ice in the Arctic—just hit a new milestone. Scientists with the U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) have declared that this year's Arctic sea ice extent dipped below the previous record set in 2007 as of yesterday. The record is even more notable, however, as it occurred more than a fortnight before the Arctic's usual ice melt season ends, meaning the old record will likely not just be supplanted, but shattered. Greenland suffers record melt (08/16/2012) Four weeks before Greenland's melting season usually ends, it has already blown past all previous records. By August 8th, nearly a month before cooler weather usually sets in around the world's largest island, the island toppled the past record set in 2010. Climate cha...

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e360.yale.edu 20 Sep '12, 2pm

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treehugger.com 20 Sep '12, 4pm

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switchboard.nrdc.org 19 Sep '12, 6pm

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MPs call for end to Arctic oil drilling

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wwf.org.uk 20 Sep '12, 8am

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oceana.org 19 Sep '12, 1pm

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dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 23 Sep '12, 1pm

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yaleclimatemediaforum.org 24 Sep '12, 8am

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 21 Sep '12, 7pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 28 Sep '12, 9pm

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grist.org 18 Sep '12, 1pm

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