Polar Vortex

The Nice Guide to Right Now

Very Good Human Gets Hotel Rooms for 70 Homeless During Chicago's Storm

"We’re thrilled they’re safe and warm, at least for a few days."
River Donaghey
1.31.19
Chicago

Here Are the Wildest Photos of the Polar Vortex Rocking Chicago

Temperatures have dropped below -20, which feels more like -40 with wind chill.
Beckett Mufson
1.31.19
cold enough for ya?

Freezing Your Ass Off Is Also a Symptom of Climate Change

The connection between a melting Arctic and frigid temperatures on the East Coast.
Stephen Leahy
1.4.18
Art

Vortexes We Like Better Than the Polar Vortex | GIF Six-Pack

These vortexes don't make your skin hurt.
Beckett Mufson
12.16.16
Chill

An Explainer on the Polar Vortex You're About to Experience

Netflix and chill this weekend, literally.
Madison Margolin
12.15.16
Film

What to Watch During Melbourne's Arctic Blast

This weekend is going to be so cold you won't want to get out of bed to pee. Blow off your family and friends to stay in binge watching VICE content.
VICE Staff
7.10.15
News

Climate Change Got Worse in 2014, but Did People Get Better?

The world went on getting warmer this year, but there is now a glimmer of hope that people might be realizing how bad the situation has become.
Eric Holthaus
12.17.14
News

Is Climate Change Behind the Polar Vortex Consuming the US?

It's hard to decisively say that the extreme weather this month is the result of global climate change, but it's also hard to decisively say that it isn't. Thanks, science!
Arielle Pardes
11.19.14
environment

No, The Coming Cold Spell Isn't a 'Polar Vortex'

In the rush to hype every extreme weather event, many media outlets are spreading misinformation about what is causing cold weather snaps like the one sweeping across the US this week.
Shelby Kinney-Lang
11.11.14
earth

Climate Change Is Making Cold Snaps More Rare, On Average

A new study questions models predicting more Arctic weather finding its way to the continental US.
Michael Byrne
6.15.14
Art

10 Creative Uses For Ice

It might be too cold to breathe, but you can still make some of these amazing projects at home.
Laura Feinstein
1.8.14
we saw this

Braving the Polar Vortex for Stephen Malkmus’ “Cinnamon and Lesbians” Ice Cream

Cold Soundz.
VICE Staff
1.7.14
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