Antarctic Permafrost Melt Rate
July 25, 2013 | Jackson School of Geosciences
"For the first time, scientists have documented an acceleration in the melt rate of permafrost, or ground ice, in a section of Antarctica where the ice had been considered stable." Quoted from the Jackson School of Geosciences press release.
Climate Change and Extreme Weather
September 9, 2013 | National Geographic
A National Geographic article titled: Scientists Weigh Climate Change Role in 2012 Weather explores the possibility that human-induced climate change might have contributed to Hurricane Sandy, drought in the Midwest or melting arctic ice.
Black Carbon in Snow and Climate Change
March 5, 2013 | Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Science
"Black carbon particles in snow are larger than expected [...] this finding suggests that the warming produced by black carbon in snow could be currently overestimated by as much as 30 percent." Quoted from the CIRES press release.