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
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.
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.
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.
But don’t stop there — you can still do more…
The following gauges show up-to-date data regarding key indicators in the Arctic. These indicators clearly point to the crisis at hand.