Glacier draining into Bellinghausen Sea
March 12, 2019

Antarctica has not responded as quickly to climate change as the Arctic, but Earth’s southernmost continent is still losing ice. Ice shelf disintegration and glacier acceleration in Antarctica could raise global sea level significantly, and the effects would be keenly felt along U.S. coastlines.

December 12, 2017

NOAA scientists have released the 2017 Arctic Report Card: the complete guide to climate conditions in the planet's Far North. 

September 14, 2017

Unusual weather conditions in 2017—including a blizzard caused by the remnants of 2016's Hurricane Nicole and a short surface melt season—are behind preliminary estimates of a small gain in ice mass on the Greenland Ice Sheet this year.