ARCTIC OCEAN ACIDIFYING 4X FASTER

New research found that rapid melting of sea ice means the Arctic Ocean is particularly vulnerable to acidification. ... READ MORE

COUNTDOWN

CO2 Budget Depletion

GLOBAL
CLIMATE
RISK.

The Arctic early-warning system is flashing red. Extreme Arctic warming is triggering a cascade of risks across the rest of the planet. Explore the Arctic Risk Platform to find out what the Arctic climate crisis means for you.

Arctic Surface Temperature
64 % days
in 2022 are above 1981-2010 average
172 days
in 2022 are above 1981-2010 average
Worldwide number of disasters
316 disasters
more events in 2021 in comparison to 1970s
237 disasters
more events in 2021 in comparison to 1980s
159 disasters
more events in 2021 in comparison to 1990s
Arctic Sea Ice Extent
1.7 Million km²
below 1981-2010 average on 28-Sep-2022
0.66 Million mi²
below 1981-2010 average on 28-Sep-2022