The World Above 1.5°C: Flooding Disasters from Libya to Hong Kong

Global temperatures have slightly decreased after a  summer with 36 consecutive days above any previous record, a phenomenon not seen in at least 125,000 years. However, the two consecutive months above 1.5C provided a... READ MORE

Polar Tipping Points Hub in WEF Global Collaboration Village

This week, the Polar Tipping Points Hub was launched in the Global Collaboration Village, a metaverse built by the World Economic Forum in partnership with Accenture and Microsoft, with scientific support from Arctic... READ MORE

Arctic Basecamp Plays Significant Role in New Polar Metaverse by World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum (WEF) launched the Polar Tipping Points Hub, a groundbreaking virtual reality experience in collaboration with Accenture and Microsoft, yesterday at UN Climate Week in New York... READ MORE

Mind-blowing alarm bells need to be ringing: Antarctica’s ice remains well-below any previous record

“Almost mind-blowing.” That’s how Walter Meier of the NSIDC describes the records Antarctica has set this year.... READ MORE

A rare northern hurricane continues to make records

Hurricane Lee is preparing to slam into northern New England and the Canadian... READ MORE

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CO2 Budget Depletion

ARCTIC RISK CALCULATOR

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Global temperature rose 1 °C
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Arctic temperature rose 1 °C
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PersonYear of birthGlobal temp (°C)Arctic temp (°C)Sea level (mm)Sea Ice Extent (%)CO2 (ppm)
World Economic Forum197111111
Billie Eilish200111111
Greta Thunberg200311111
Sanna Marin (PM, Finland)198811111
Marc Benioff (CEO, Salesforce)196411111
Joe Biden (President, USA)194211111
Facebook200411111
Tik Tok201611111
Apple197611111
Leonardo Di Caprio197411111
Justin Trudeau (PM, Canada)197111111
Bill Gates (Founder, Microsoft)195511111
Ben van Beurden (CEO, Shell)195311111
Ellie Goulding198611111
Netflix199711111
Yuri Gagarin's first manned space flight196111111
First Earth Day197011111
First COP (Berlin)199511111
WWF founded196111111

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ARCTIC RISK INDICATORS

The following gauges show up-to-date data regarding key indicators in the Arctic. These indicators clearly point to the crisis at hand.

Greenland rate of ice loss
13 million l/s
on average
13 million tonnes/s
on average
Arctic Sea Ice Extent
2,161,499 km²
below 1981-2010 average on 20-Sep-2023
834,555 mi²
below 1981-2010 average on 20-Sep-2023
Arctic Amplification
4 times
faster than global average
Arctic 66N+ Wildfire emissions
24,865.56 megatonnes CO₂e
CO₂e emissions in 2023 so far
Arctic Air Quality (PM2.5)
4.66 microgram per cubic meter
on 22-Sep-2023
Global mean Sea Level
3.4mm/year
since 1993