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As Arctic Sees Record-Warmth, Old Whaling Logs Offer New Insights

December 16, 2015

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.

Link: As Arctic Sees Record-Warmth, Old Whaling Logs Offer New Insights

Arctic Posts Record Warmth Over Land, Less Ice In Its Ocean

December 16, 2015

There is evidence that the temperature was 2.3 degrees Fahrenheit (1.3 degrees Celsius) above average.

Link: Arctic Posts Record Warmth Over Land, Less Ice In Its Ocean

Climate Researchers Employ Tool From 1800s: Whaling Logs

December 16, 2015

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.

Link: Climate Researchers Employ Tool From 1800s: Whaling Logs

More Glum News on Arctic Warming

December 15, 2015

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.

Link: More Glum News on Arctic Warming

Citizen-Science Climate Projects Adds Logs From Historic Arctic Whaling Ships

December 04, 2015

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.

Link: Citizen-Science Climate Projects Adds Logs From Historic Arctic Whaling Ships

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