The Arctic is melting to record low levels

These are bad bad news. As the New York Times Green blog notes : “Next week, Arctic sea ice may melt to its smallest size since data collection began in 1979, according to the lead scientist at the National Snow and Ice Data Center. The summer of 2007 holds the record for sea ice melt,… Continue reading The Arctic is melting to record low levels

Arctic sea ice sets new record low in 2011

This is not surprising as I was blogging about it two months ago. To TreeHugger : ” After several months of reporting near-record or record monthly levels of Arctic sea ice melting, German researchers now report that a new yearly record low has been set.” ” The area covered by Arctic sea ice has declined… Continue reading Arctic sea ice sets new record low in 2011

At long last a normal winter in the Arctic

To the Daily Green ”┬áthere’s more ice in the Arctic than at any time in recent years.” To the US National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)┬áspecialists March was particularly cold in the Arctic. As they note on their website : ” Ice extent was above normal in the Bering Sea and Baltic Sea, but… Continue reading At long last a normal winter in the Arctic

Arctic ice keeps on melting more and more…

You perhaps read it before somewhere else as I am pretty late on this, but Arctic sea ice melt to a worrying extent this summer and almost beat last year’s record. But according to the people from the WWF, the extent may not be as small as last year, but in terms of thickness –… Continue reading Arctic ice keeps on melting more and more…