2015-08-12. Arctic sea ice has melted so much, National Geographic had to redraw its atlas.

posted Aug 12, 2015, 8:04 PM by Alan Gould
By Clara Chaisson, NRDC. For GSS Climate Change chapter 8. Excerpt: Climate change is keeping the mapmakers over at National Geographic busy. As the Arctic warms twice as fast as the rest of the world, ...the updates to the region reflect “one of the most striking changes in the publication’s history,” the magazine says. So striking, in fact, that President Obama referred to it while unveiling his Clean Power Plan last week. The redrawn map is based on data from a 30-year NASA study, published in 2012.... http://www.onearth.org/earthwire/melting-arctic-national-geographic-atlas