Beware ‘Hottest’ Arctic Fake News
Written by Paul Homewood
Above are recent examples of ‘cut and paste’ fake news. But actual current Arctic sea ice extent compares extremely favourably with the very low recorded trough of 1930-1960. As we all know, the Arctic has been experiencing a heatwave this winter, with resultant massive ice melt. This is what the new ice free Arctic looks like now:
According to NSIDC, ice extent has already surpassed last year’s at this date, and is only 111,000 sq km less than back in 2005.
The growth in Greenland’s ice sheet has been blowing away records:
And NH snow cover extent was amongst the highest on record last month:
I hate to think what the Arctic would look like after a cold spell.
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