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COUNTDOWN

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ACTION

The Arctic is warming at a terrifying rate — and what happens in the Arctic, doesn’t stay there. Take our challenge and raise your voice to demand climate action.

STEP ONE

What’s Happening in the Arctic?

Today’s task: Find out more about what’s happening in the Arctic — and why the whole world should care. 

In less than half a century, the Arctic has warmed nearly four times faster than the rest of the world. 

But what happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic. Each fraction of a degree in Arctic warming is having a huge impact on the whole world, from rising sea levels to more intense heat waves worldwide. 

Today, take less than seven minutes to watch Arctic Basecamp founder, Prof. Gail Whiteman, explain why the melting Arctic matters for us all.

STEP TWO

What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay there.

Todays task: Find out how the Arctic is ramping up risks in climate vulnerable countries everywhere.

Rapid Arctic warming and melt are amplifying existing threats to Arctic communities, as well climate-vulnerable areas around the world.

READ MORE HERE

STEP THREE

Demand Climate Action

Today’s task: Raise your voice to demand world leaders take climate action NOW.

The world’s richest nations are most responsible for climate change. Meanwhile, the world’s poorest are the ones experiencing its most devastating effects. 

This is climate injustice — and leaders of the world’s richest nations are failing to take action to address it. 

Today, raise your voice and urge leaders of the G20 to act now for countries on the front lines of the climate emergency.

 

YOU DID IT

But don’t stop there — you can still do more…

 

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
598,749 km²
below 1981-2010 average on 27-May-2024
231,177 mi²
below 1981-2010 average on 27-May-2024
Arctic Amplification
4 times
faster than global average
Arctic 66N+ Wildfire emissions
46.05 megatonnes CO₂e
CO₂e emissions in 2024 so far
Arctic Air Quality (PM2.5)
2.66 microgram per cubic meter
on 28-May-2024
Global mean Sea Level
3.4mm/year
since 1993