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Arctic Sea Ice Shrinking At 'Unprecedented' Levels

category international | environment | other press author Saturday November 26, 2011 16:55author by Emily Chung Report this post to the editors

The shrinkage continues, the sea level rises. We are all ion peril.

The recent loss of sea ice in the Arctic is greater than any natural variation in the past 1½ millennia, a Canadian study shows. "The recent sea ice decline … appears to be unprecedented," said Christian Zdanowicz, a glaciologist at Natural Resources Canada, who co-led the study and is a co-author of the paper published Wednesday online in Nature. "We kind of have to conclude that there's a strong chance that there's a human influence embedded in that signal."

In September, Germany's University of Bremen reported that sea ice had hit a record low, based on data from a Japanese sensor on NASA's Aqua satellite. The U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Center, using a different satellite data set, reported that the sea ice coverage in 2011 was the second-lowest on record, after the record set in 2007.

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 #   Title   Author   Date 
   Chill out 'ion perils'     Cool Head    Tue Dec 06, 2011 12:03 
   Is Climate Change An Emergency?     Bill Henderson    Tue Dec 06, 2011 13:32 
   No, 'Climate change' is NOT an 'emergency'     climate realist    Tue Dec 06, 2011 14:41 
   Pure nonsense form the climate Alarmists     climate realist    Tue Dec 06, 2011 14:48 
   The debate is over.     Rational Ecologist.    Tue Dec 06, 2011 15:24 
   Ahh, the absolute certainty of the apparently ill-informed . . . . .     Climate Realist    Tue Dec 06, 2011 15:46 
   Re: Pure nonsense form the climate Alarmists     T    Tue Dec 06, 2011 22:31 
   I'm keeping good company.     Rational Ecologist.    Wed Dec 07, 2011 13:47 
   And furthermore...     Rational Ecologist.    Wed Dec 07, 2011 13:48 
 10   Slow Heat.     Kermit.    Sat Dec 10, 2011 11:20 

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