23 03 2008

Climate change skeptics have made a lot of noise about how cold this winter was and how the Arctic Ocean is once again frozen over.  But January’s snows were followed by February thaws, and satellite data reveals how thin the Arctic icecap has become….what’s the Bush junta doing about this?  Probably cutting funds for the satellites….

A cool Arctic winter has brought sea ice back to broad expanses that melted clear during last summer’s unusual warmth. However, the amount of thick “perennial ice” has declined sharply across the Arctic, and climate experts say that global warming is the cause.



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