Scientists have known for a while that the Arctic is melting.
But while scientists are certain that the Arctic is melting at an alarming rate, they aren't really sure why.
Although anthropogenic climate change accounts for some of the melting, Arctic ice is disappearing much faster than climate change models predict it should. A new study in Nature Climate Change sheds new light on the mystery.
|Simulated impact of atmospheric circulation on summertime Arctic sea-ice trends.|