John Turner and Josefino Comiso call for a coordinated push to crack the baffling rise and fall of sea ice around Antarctica. Find out more in their comment in Nature: Nature 547, 275–277 (doi:10.1038/547275a

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Sea ice extent on 5 January 2017 (NASA). For a time lapse of sea ice extent click the image.

PIXABAY phuket monsoonThis article by Qinjian Jin and Chien Wang, published in Nature Climate Change, shows that monsoon rainfall in India has increased since 2002 after previously showing significant decline, a signal that has not yet been replicated by global climate models. To find out more see the article: 

Jin, C. and Wang, C. , 2017. A revival of Indian summer monsoon rainfall since 2002. Nature Climate Change. doi:10.1038/nclimate3348

This paper acknowledges the World Climate Research Programme’s Working Group on Coupled Modelling (WGCM) and the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP)