smoke billows from a burning oil slick contained with sea ice ice by a boom
January 29, 2020

A new crop of studies funded by NOAA's Climate Program Office explores a range of questions about sea ice forecasting, including one of the most basic: how far ahead is it even possible to predict it? 

Aerial photo of U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Healy surrounded by ice floes
December 10, 2019

NOAA’s 14th Arctic Report Card recounts the numerous ways that climate change continues to disrupt the polar region, including massive melt of the Greenland ice sheet and major shifts in the distribution of commercially valuable marine species.

Coalbrookdale by Night
January 23, 2014

There is overwhelming scientific evidence that Earth is warming and a preponderance of scientific evidence that human activities are the main cause.

Western Greenland on August 1, 2019
August 14, 2019

The July 2019 heatwave exited Europe aimed in an unusual direction. It headed northwest and began melting the Greenland Ice Sheet.

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