Cryosphere Trends
  Sea Ice 
    Extent: Overall spring reduction in Nordic seas by 33%
    Thickness: Thinning average of 40% since 1958
  Snow Cover
    Snow cover has declined by 10% since the late 1960s
  Land Ice
    European Alps have lost about 30 – 40% of their surface area and half their volume since 1850
    The Greenland ice sheet may potentially contribute 6,55 metres to sea level rise
  Permafrost has warmed up by 2°C over the past few decades
  Arctic temperatures have increased at almost twice the rate as that of the rest of the world
  Precipitation has increased by 8% across the Arctic over the past 100 years, but less comes as snow