Rapid decline of Arctic sea ice a combination of climate change and natural variability

The dramatic decline of Arctic sea ice in recent decades is caused by a mixture of global warming and a natural, decades-long atmospheric hot spot over Greenland and the Canadian Arctic.

Science Daily

Last updated on 15 March 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Canada
Greenland (Denmark)
Norway
Russian Federation
Region: 
Asia
Europe
North America
Atlantic Ocean
Threats: 
Climate Change
Species: 
Ursus maritimus
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals
CMS tags: 
climate change