With so few long-term climate data sets, the importance of the sea ice record is hard to overstate, and 2019 now ranks among the lowest ice minimums in the 40-year satellite record.
Dry Rivers Offer a Preview of Climate Change
As the climate warms, many rivers that are currently perennial may become intermittent.
Turning the Arctic Brown
For a generation, the tundra has seen an increasing growth of vegetation, a process known as Arctic greening. A more accurate term might be “Arctic browning.”
As Climate Changes, So Does the Apple as Rising Temperatures Push Growers Higher Into Himalayas
Climatic factors have wreaked havoc on India’s apple crops by disrupting natural flowering seasons and pollination systems. The shape, size, and quality of Himalayan apples have changed.