Arctic

The Arctic is warming nearly four times faster than the rest of the world. How concerned should we be?

Melting sea ice is contributing to the Arctic warming much faster than the rest of the world. Image: Unsplash/William Bossen

Jonathan Bamber
Professor of Physical Geography, University of Bristol
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Although there are some regional differences in the magnitude of Arctic amplification, the observed pace of Arctic warming is far higher than the models implied.
Although there are some regional differences in the magnitude of Arctic amplification, the observed pace of Arctic warming is far higher than the models implied. Image: Nightman1965/Shutterstock

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The release of previously stored carbon dioxide and methane will contribute to further Arctic warming, subsequently accelerating future permafrost thaw.
The release of previously stored carbon dioxide and methane will contribute to further Arctic warming, subsequently accelerating future permafrost thaw. Image: MainlanderNZ/Shutterstock
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