More on Arctic Warming

Following the post on methane release in the Arctic due to global climate change, here is an informative image comparing temperature differences between two five year periods: 1999-2003 and 2004-2008. The time window comparison shows a significant warming in the arctic,when compared to the rest of the planet. Created by the people at The Real Climate based on data from the National Centers for Environmental Prediction.


The animated figure shows the temperature difference between the two 5-year periods 1999-2003 and 2004-2008.

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