Arctic sea ice

2014 Arctic Sea Ice Sixth Lowest On Record
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2014 Arctic Sea Ice Sixth Lowest On Record

Despite climate science deniers' claims, Arctic sea ice coverage continued its below-average trend this year as the ice declined to its annual minimum on Sept. 17.
2012 One Of Warmest Years On Record

2012 One Of Warmest Years On Record

Last year was one of the 10 warmest years on record, researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Tuesday. While the past 150 years have seen average temperatures rise 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit, 9 of the 10 hottest years on record have been since the 1990s—with 2012 ranking somewhere around 8 or 9.