The Arctic is warming up to four times faster than the rest of the planet, new study shows

8/14/2022 4:00:00 AM

The new study shows that warming in the Arctic is much worse than scientists previously thought.

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The world has known for years that the Arctic is warming faster than the rest of the planet. But scientists just discovered it's much worse than previously thought.

The new study shows that warming in the Arctic is much worse than scientists previously thought.

. So why had previous studies underestimated the Arctic's warming? Rantanen and his team of researchers believe many other studies used"older, possibly outdated" estimates rather than recent observations. The specific region of the Arctic also differentiated among studies, with used latitudes ranging from 60ºN to 70ºN, while in other studies, the Arctic wasn't even defined based on latitude. 

Additionally, researchers uncovered an issue with prediction models. Rantanen said that, as a group, climate models underestimate the true Arctic amplification."While the magnitude of Arctic amplification is dependent to some degree on how the Arctic region is defined, and by the period of time used in the calculation, the climate models were found to underestimate Arctic amplification almost independent of the definition," Rantanen said in a press release. 

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  So why had previous studies underestimated the Arctic's warming? Rantanen and his team of researchers believe many other studies used"older, possibly outdated" estimates rather than recent observations.  The specific region of the Arctic also differentiated among studies, with used latitudes ranging from 60ºN to 70ºN, while in other studies, the Arctic wasn't even defined based on latitude. Over the past few years, Norway has turned into a cryptocurrency mining center for the European region due to its green policies.  Additionally, researchers uncovered an issue with prediction models. But when you look at the data, you can easily see that it is close to four. Rantanen said that, as a group, climate models underestimate the true Arctic amplification. Looking for a Cheaper Area As reported by Bloomberg, Kryptovault AS intends to migrate most of its crypto miners to the coldest part of Norway. "While the magnitude of Arctic amplification is dependent to some degree on how the Arctic region is defined, and by the period of time used in the calculation, the climate models were found to underestimate Arctic amplification almost independent of the definition," Rantanen said in a press release.17 miles) north of Iqaluit, as an additional source of water.

  It's also possible that the models didn't consider enough the impact of internal climate variations, natural changes in the circulation of the ocean and atmosphere, which Rantanen told CBS News probably"contributed considerably" to the Arctic amplification. It is worth noting that Kryptovault AS produces bitcoin almost entirely with renewable energy, as 98% comes from hydropower. "We were frustrated by the fact that there's this saying that the Arctic is warming twice as fast as the globe," Mika Rantanen, the lead author of the study, the New York Times.  "This leads us to think that it is possible that in the future, these variations can also slow down the rapid warming in the Arctic," he said."Therefore, it is possible that the amplification rate may not increase from what it is now. Despite these advantages, the transition has its minuses, too. But this is just speculation. A year ago, smoke from wildfires in the region for the first time in recorded history."  Rantanen's findings, which were first posted as a preprint in July 2021, echo NASA climate scientist Peter Jacobs' report at the American Geophysical Union's meeting in .” Currently, Kryptovault AS operates data centers at two locations in southern Norway. Pope Francis visited Iqaluit late last month on his six-day visit to Canada to apologize to indigenous people for abuse in government schools run by the Roman Catholic church.

As Jacobs explained at the time, the Arctic is defined by Earth's tilt, which many past studies had neglected.  "Everybody knows [the Arctic] is a canary when it comes to climate change," he told the journal . The electricity prices in Oslo, on the other hand, have skyrocketed in the past two years, while the costs in the northern city of Tromso have even decreased for the same period."Yet we're misreporting it by a factor of two. Which is just bananas. Some leading local players in the field include companies like Northern Data, Bitdeer, Bitzero, and COWA."  As stated in the abstract of Jacobs' presentation , changes in the Arctic have"profound implications" for the climate, humans and ecosystems.

"It is essential that the scientific community not only accurately understand but also convey the scale of Arctic warming," the abstract reads,"which is occurring nearly twice as rapidly as commonly described. Such an example is Norway’s ex-Minister of Climate and Environment – Sveinung Rotevatn." Rantanen said it's"crucial" to be aware of the Arctic's sensitivity to global warming.  "Because the climate models are used to predict future climate, it is important to investigate if they can simulate the observed Arctic amplification correctly," he said.” Speaking of its main merits, Rotevatn maintained: “What might make Bitcoin so exciting is that it has some of the same properties."If not, that can raise doubts of their future projections. But again, more research of this topic is needed. It’s spread evenly, it grows slowly, but steadily, and has a finite supply… Therefore, it’s theoretically well-suited as a store of value.

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