Climate change in the Arctic: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Arctic Ocean sea-ice is declining: Study

According to a study published in the journal Nature Climate Change, conducted by the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the U.S., Arctic Ocean may be ice-free for part of year starting sometimes between 2044 and 2067.  Satellite observations show that since 1979, the amount of sea ice in the Arctic in September has declined ..

Alaska temperature to increase 40 degrees above normal

The NOAA stated that march 2019 for Alaska will be ranked the warmest once again for the 29th time since 2013. It is not only March, many more such months have witnessed warmer temperatures in Alaska since 1925. Usually the temperature should be -13 degree Celsius. But it was 35 degree Celsius. Alaska is one ..

Doomsday vault warming faster than the other

Doomsday vault is a global seed reserve. With 4 months of daylight and 4 months of darkness, the place is the favourable to reserve seeds in case of apocalypse. It is built on permafrost which has several thich layers of ice harder than concrete. REcently cracks are found in the building. Scientists confirm that this ..