The latest news on Antarctica
Last year beat out the previous record in 2002 by one-tenth of a degree centigrade.
The amount of Antarctic ice that survives the summer has declined dramatically over the last decade.
New models suggest the Arctic Ocean may be nearly ice-free in the summertime by 2014.
The U.S. Navy did not allow female scientists to travel to Antarctica until 1969.
Hundreds of icebergs spread over a sea area of 600 miles by 440 miles are drifting toward New Zealand.
Palynomorphs from sediment core give proof to sudden warming in mid-Miocene era.
A second Arctic marine mammal has moved closer to an Endangered Species listing due to global warming.
Recent, sudden and dramatic Arctic warming was preceded by almost 2,000 years of natural cooling.
Simulations also suggest that the dearth of ozone over Antarctica leads to ocean acidification.
Survey may have unveiled the birthplace of the world’s largest ice sheet.