climate change News Archive
December 15, 2020 —
Arctic sea ice has been in steep decline over the last two decades. Meanwhile, tundra shrub abundance has been increasing in many regions of the Arctic.
November 19, 2020 —
Until roughly a decade ago, most scientists assumed that phytoplankton remained in a sort of stasis throughout the winter and spring until sea ice break-up. Now there is a growing body of evidence that suggests under-ice blooms (UIBs) of phytoplankton can occur in low-light environments below sea ice.
October 23, 2020 —
Dr. Crawford studies how the complex interactions of various components of the Arctic climate system are changing in response to continued warming.
September 14, 2020 —
Mario Tenuta has been named the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Industrial Research Chair (IRC) in 4R Nutrient Stewardship
June 18, 2020 —
UM has pledged to follow the United Nations’ Principles in Responsible Investing framework
April 22, 2020 —
Using these models, the researchers considered the future evolution of Arctic sea-ice cover in a scenario with high future CO2 emissions and little climate protection. As expected, Arctic sea ice disappeared quickly in summer in these simulations.
April 20, 2020 —
Coming back from a world of complete darkness into a world fighting a pandemic.
March 12, 2020 —
More than 150 middle-and-high school learners met with climate researchers on March 5 for Arctic Science Day. Students learned how new knowledge is developed from working in harsh Arctic conditions, and how the learning process can be a lot like playing video games.
February 27, 2020 —
National Polar Bear Day a somber affair this year
January 30, 2020 —
The prize aims to put relevant issues for future Arctic development onto the national and international agenda