The data visualization summarises several of the most significant statements in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change‘s (IPCC) recent Fifth Assessment Report. Including everything from sea level rise, to rising global temperatures and sea ice melt. Watch the video…
This high-resolution global atmospheric modeling by NASA’s Goddard Earth Observing System Model (GEOS-5), provides a unique tool to study the role of weather within Earth’s climate system. It is capable of simulating worldwide weather at resolutions as fine as 3.5 kilometers. Image © William Putman/NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
These are some of the Research Stations, the habitable structures, at the End of the world, specially built to sustain the extreme climate conditions of South and North Poles. Halley VI Research Station: Ice Lab commissioned by British Council and curated by The Arts Catalyst. A. Dubber, British Antarctic Survey (Photo: A. Dubber)
If you have never been north of the Arctic Circle, it is easy to imagine that the “ice cap” at the top of the world is a uniform sheet of white. The reality, particularly during the spring and summer melt, is a mottled landscape of white, teal, slate gray, green, and navy.