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Friday, August 01, 2008

Arctic sea ice melting at average rate

The latest report shows why the news media are being fed stories of ice shelf collapse rather than sea ice melt:

August 1, 2008
Race between waning sunlight and thin ice

The Arctic sea ice is now at the peak of the melt season. Although ice extent is below average, it seems less likely that extent will approach last year’s record low.

The pace of summer decline is slower than last year’s record-shattering rate, and peak sunlight has passed with the summer solstice.

There is still a chance for the global warming alarmists to bray about the actual sea ice conditions in the Arctic, but time is running out this year.


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