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As Arctic Sees Record-Warmth, Old Whaling Logs Offer New Insights
The Arctic got another alarming report card, and now the national weather agency of the United States is asking everyday people to pitch in and help their troubled northerly neighbor.
Arctic Posts Record Warmth Over Land, Less Ice In Its Ocean
There is evidence that the temperature was 2.3 degrees Fahrenheit (1.3 degrees Celsius) above average.
Climate Researchers Employ Tool From 1800s: Whaling Logs
Maritime historians, climate scientists and ordinary citizens are coming together on a project to study the logbooks of 19th-century whaling ships to better understand modern-day climate change and Arctic weather patterns.
More Glum News on Arctic Warming
News from the Arctic hasn’t gotten any better in the 10 years since NOAA began producing an annual Arctic Report Card, and this year’s collection of results and essays is no exception.
Citizen-Science Climate Projects Adds Logs From Historic Arctic Whaling Ships
Even if climate negotiations in Paris are successful, the planet is locked into long-term warming and an uncertain future. The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world.