Arctic Refuses To Melt As Predicted


By: - Climate DepotAugust 31, 2017 10:00 AM

Arctic Refuses To Melt As Predicted

By Paul Homewood
Greenland:

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http://beta.dmi.dk/en/groenland/maalinger/greenland-ice-sheet-surface-mass-budget/

Greenland’s melt season ended a month ago, and since last September the ice sheet has grown at close to record rates.

Much was made of the anomalously warm year in 2012, which was quickly linked to climate change.

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https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2012/jul/24/greenland-ice-sheet-thaw-nasa

I doubt whether Guardian readers will be allowed to read about the latest news.

Meanwhile Arctic sea ice extent is running well above the level of the last two years:

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http://ocean.dmi.dk/arctic/icecover.uk.php

 

 

This time last year the Guardian wheeled out the serially discredited Peter Wadhams to scare us all with threats of an Arctic death spiral:

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https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/aug/18/ice-scientists-arctic-ice-disappearing-reduce-emissions-peter-wadhams