articles tagged: arctic
why global warming is so cold: how climate change is breaking up the polar vortex
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why global warming is so cold: how climate change is breaking up the polar vortex

On average, winters are getting warmer and milder across the Northern Hemisphere. So what’s with all the sudden cold snaps hammering North America and Europe?

can we really re-ice the arctic?
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can we really re-ice the arctic?

With no faith in politicians to help combat global warming, some scientists are turning to geo-engineering as a possible solution.

yes, the ice caps are melting, but is that bad?
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yes, the ice caps are melting, but is that bad?

Just to play Devil's advocate, what if we let the Arctic melt a bit to get the benefits of a Northwest Passage?