No too long ago the usual suspects were all a-twitter about arctic sea ice, which was tracking very close to the long term average. This was in late March, and though you would think a weather man would understand what weather is, this temporary upwards tic prompted the remarkable vapidity of this lead: "We've all … Continue reading Arctic sea ice headed for a new record?
From up north, we have some more troubling news. Actually very troubling. Catastophic release of methane hydrates is a prime suspect in a few events dramatic enough to show in the earth's geological records, coarse and obscured as that record may be. (Our actions today will be featured prominently in that record for anyone looking … Continue reading Arctic seabed methane stores destabilizing, venting
A recent comment, here, questions the AGW prediction of polar amplification. He cites a paper by Polyakov et al that he claims shows temperatures in the arctic were warmer than they are now earlier in the 20th century. [Update: paper is here[PDF]] I don't have access to the paper or time to research it well, … Continue reading Comment on unproven models
This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic.Objection:Sea ice at the north pole recovered a whopping 9.4% from 2007 to 2008 despite the doom and gloom predictions of the alarmists. Yet another wheel falls off the … Continue reading Summer ice in the arctic has recovered
Arctic sea ice dropped to a record low in 2007, surpassing by a very striking margin (twenty four percent!) the previous record of two years ago. Record Arctic Sea Ice Loss in 2007 Click here to view full image (69 kb) Large images Arctic, September 16, 2007 (1.3 MB JPG) Graph of Arctic Sea … Continue reading Record Arctic Sea Ice Loss in 2007
This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection:According to the latest state of the art satellite measurements from over the Arctic, sea levels are falling! Guess all that ice isn't melting after all.Answer: Yes, a … Continue reading Sea Level in the Arctic is Falling