The “Ice-Free Arctic” Big Lie

Written by Tony Heller

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Arctic could become ice-free for first time in more than 100,000 years, claims leading scientist | The Independent

Every year we are told by Nobel Prize winners, climate scientists and environmental activists that the Arctic will be ice-free that year. They are flat-earthers.

It is impossible for the Arctic to be ice-free under current climate conditions, because the Earth is round. Because of the high albedo of clouds and ice and the low angle of the sun, north of 80N they don’t get enough solar energy to melt that much ice. The prevailing winds also jam the ice up against the Canadian Coast, and make it very thick.

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DMI Modelled ice thickness

Climate scientists have been making idiotic predictions about an ice-free Arctic for generations. They have no idea what they are talking about.

North Pole already ice-free in 2000

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Ages-Old Icecap at North Pole Is Now Liquid, Scientists Find – NYTimes.com

Arctic ice-free by 2012.

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The Daily Reporter – Google News Archive Search

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Star-News

Arctic ice-free by 2013

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BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Arctic summers ice-free ‘by 2013’

Arctic ice-free by 2014.

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Gore: Polar ice cap may disappear by summer 2014

Arctic ice-free by 2015.

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What climate scientists talk about now – FT.com

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The End of the Arctic? Ocean Could be Ice Free by 2015 – The Daily Beast

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The Argus-Press – Google News Archive Search

Scientists have been saying this same story for generations.

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04 Apr 1923 – THE NORTH POLE. – Trove

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The Changing Face of the Arctic – The Changing Face of the Arctic – View Article – NYTimes.com

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TimesMachine: Expert Says Arctic Ocean Will Soon Be an Open Sea; Catastrophic Shifts in Climate Feared if Change Occurs Other Specialists See No Thinning of Polar Ice Cap – NYTimes.com

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The Argus-Press – Google News Archive Search

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19 Jun 1972, Page 41 – at Newspapers.com

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12 Dec 2007, Page 25 – Arizona Republic at Newspapers.com

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