A current extreme heatwave in Siberia is bringing new record temperatures daily. Heat records are being broken... READ MORE
The early warning we issued on May 25th for the first heatwave in #Greenland has occurred on May 31st to June 1st with a temperature anomaly event and high ice melt... READ MORE
The Arctic Risk Platform has a new Pan-Arctic Alert System (PAAS) using operational weather forecasting, satellite and ground observations to deliver updates of a real-time view of unfolding climate extremes. This is... READ MORE
The first moderate heatwave is forecast for Greenland around June 1,... READ MORE
Below the surface, the Petermann Glacier, one of Greenland's largest, is actively melting--from... READ MORE
CO2 Budget Depletion
The map above shows areas with 90 or more days per year above 32° C under the 1° C above the 1850-1900 average scenario, which we passed in 2017. Explore more about the changes in global temperature distribution under other scenarios presented in Probable Futures’ predictions.
Hot, humid conditions contribute to heat stress, heat-related deaths, and loss of productivity. The rapid decrease of the albedo effect associated with the Arctic will result in rising global temperatures creating a warmer and hotter climate.
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Extreme Weather Conditions Food Insecurity
The following gauges show up-to-date data regarding key indicators in the Arctic. These indicators clearly point to the crisis at hand.