Settled science: Less Arctic ice this year means a warmer winter, which is bad; it also means a colder winter, which is also bad
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Magical Arctic Ice: Claim #1: According to a NASA 'computer model, Kansas would be 4 degrees warmer in winter without Arctic ice, which normally creates cold air masses that frequently slide southward into U.S.'
Claim #2: Feb. 2012: 'Unusual weather: Arctic sea ice decline may be driving snowy winters seen in recent years in N. Hemisphere'
‘The circulation changes result in more frequent episodes of atmospheric blocking patterns, which lead to increased cold surges’