Arctic Defies Alarmist Hype

  • Date: 04/05/17
  • Paul Homewood, Not A Lot Of People Know That

We have had countless news stories over the winter about heatwaves in the Arctic and record ice melt. Meanwhile, back in the real world, Arctic sea ice is just where it has been for the last few years.

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

Average April ice extent has now been stable since 2004.

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http://ocean.dmi.dk/arctic/icecover_30y.uk.php

Most of the Arctic basin is covered by ice at least two meters thick or more. […]

Arctic temperatures have been 20C or more below zero all year so far, and are currently below average.

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http://ocean.dmi.dk/arctic/meant80n.uk.php

And the Greenland ice sheet continue to grow at record rates.

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

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