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April 13, 2021: Rivers of rushing melt water and the thunderous crack of icebergs dropping into the sea are among the signs of climate change that Sharyn Alfonsi witnessed on a helicopter ride into the north of Greenland
April 13, 2021: Bitter cold is expected in the Northeast this weekend, as millions of Americans are expected to experience record-low temperatures. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Jamie Yuccas show us how it's already affected some parts of the country.
April 13, 2021: The Northeast is in the grip of a polar vortex that has temperatures dropping fast. The mercury is expected to bottom out to low single digits Sunday morning, and could possibly break all-time record lows. Michelle Miller reports from a very chilly Scranton, Pennsylvania.
April 10, 2021: Low temperature records fell throughout parts of Alaska this week, and the same intense cold is likely to infiltrate the U.S. in the coming days. The historic cold blast settling into Alaska at the end of the week sent temperatures plummeting far below zero, so cold, in fact, as to topple several long-standing recor...
April 9, 2021: There's a one-in-five chance of two large satellites colliding at a relative velocity of 32,679 mph (52,592 kph) over the Siberian Arctic Friday (April 9) — an event that would spew 2.1 tons (1,900 kilograms) of debris across Earth's orbital space.
April 6, 2021: Greenpeace activists have been hanging from a bridge in Portland, Oregon, trying to block a ship that's part of Shell's Arctic oil drilling operation from heading out to sea. CBSN's Vinita Nair reports on the protest.
April 6, 2021: Wally has been stirring up mischief by lounging on lifeboat slipways and capsizing passing dinghies, but conservation groups have warned tourists not to get too close.
April 5, 2021: Russia is amassing unprecedented military might in the Arctic and testing its newest weapons in a region freshly ice-free due to the climate emergency, in a bid to secure its northern coast and open up a key shipping route from Asia to Europe.
April 4, 2021: Mercury expected to drop to -7C in some parts of the country overnight, with snow showers possibleTemperatures are expected to plummet to -7C (19.4F) in some parts of the UK overnight as Arctic winds bring an end to the good weather.The drastic change will see forecast highs of 17C in southern England on Easter Sund...
April 3, 2021: Research reveals lightning strikes in Arctic region tripled in summer months from 2010 to 2020Being struck by lightning is not something people tend to worry about in the Arctic. Encountering a polar bear or being caught in a snowstorm are more pressing concerns. But new data shows that rising temperatures in the Ar...
March 31, 2021: A new round of cold is expected to impact much of the country later this week. Eric Fisher, chief meteorologist at CBS station WBZ-TV, has the forecast.
March 31, 2021: Warnings for a new winter storm threat are up from Texas to Virginia. The South is getting rain, sleet and snow, while parts of New York are facing record-low temperatures. Jericka Duncan reports from Castile, New York, where a fountain looks more like an ice volcano.
March 29, 2021: The deep freeze is spreading into the south as a rare chill drops temperatures to the single digits in some areas of the country. Overnight wind chills made the temperature feel even colder. Mark Strassmann reports from Memphis, Tennessee.
March 29, 2021: Freezing weather continues to cover most of the country, and sub-zero windchills are making the cold even more brutal. Cities like Fargo and Minneapolis hit 20 degrees below zero overnight. Ashley Roberts of CBS station WCCO reports from St. Louis Park, Minnesota.
March 29, 2021: Three Russian navy submarines punched their way through several feet of sea ice in the Arctic to surface simultaneously within a few hundred feet of each other — one of the first times the tricky naval maneuver has been achieved.
March 28, 2021: The prospect of Norway boycotting next winter’s World Cup in Qatar began in the arctic circle.
March 27, 2021: How does a typhoon in the Pacific impact the weather of the continental U.S.? CBS News science contributor and City University of New York physics professor Michio Kaku joins CBS
March 27, 2021: The remnants of a super-typhoon are approaching Alaska, and the storm will disrupt the jet stream, driving a cold blast of air across the U.S. Temperatures will dip below freezing in much of the country, which will likely set off another Polar Vortex like last year's. Dean Reynolds reports from Chicago.
March 27, 2021: Over the course of the next week, the coldest air since last winter will arrive. And as CBS Boston's chief meteorologist Eric Fisher explains, frigid temperatures will stretch well into the Deep South.
March 27, 2021: Over the course of the next week, the coldest air since last winter will arrive. And as CBS Boston's chief meteorologist Eric Fisher explains, frigid temperatures will stretch well into the Deep South; and, Dan Berlin knew walking the Grand Canyon from rim to rim and back to the starting point was going to be tough....
March 27, 2021: Snow will continue all day Tuesday for the Great Lakes region. Meteorologist Megan Glaros of Chicago station WBBM has the forecast.
March 27, 2021: Denver's temperatures nosedived to 16 degrees Tuesday; the previous low of 19 degrees was set in 1916. Barry Petersen reports on how more records could tumble as temperatures fall below zero in an area bracing for more miserable cold.
March 27, 2021: Several states are dealing with sub-zero cold. Meteorologist Danielle Niles of CBS' Boston station WBZ has the latest on the cold front.
March 27, 2021: Sports Illustrated premiered its third season of Underdogs, a series focusing on inspiring stories from high school football. The premiere episode featured a team playing in sub-zero temps in Alaska's Arctic Circle
March 27, 2021: Some areas of the country are getting a break from the Arctic air. Meteorologist Danielle Niles of Boston station WBZ has the forecast.