Polar sea ice could set ANOTHER record this year: ‘Almost nobody is reporting on the fact that something almost equally unusual is going on down around the coasts of Antarctica’
'Taking all world's sea ice together, then - as opposed to focusing exclusively on Arctic - the picture is far less gloomy than most media outlets would have you believe. Generally the world has between 15 & 23 million sq km of the stuff: at the moment it has a bit more than 18m, which is approximately 1.5m below average for this time of year. Earlier this year, though, it was nearly 1m up on seasonal average'
‘One should note first of all that ‘ice free’ in a satellite observation sense doesn’t mean ‘free of ice’-there would still be a lot of ice floating about in that ‘