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Boffins Create Arctic Ice Melting Machine

RICHARD BLACK, of the BBC, has news of “NEW WARNING ON ARCTIC SEA MELT“.

Scientists who predicted a few years ago that Arctic summers could be ice-free by 2013 now say summer sea ice will probably be gone in this decade.

Two years to go!

The original prediction, made in 2007, gained Wieslaw Maslowski’s team a deal of criticism from some of their peers.

Now they are working with a new computer model – compiled partly in response to those criticisms – that produces a “best guess” date of 2016.

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Posted: 9th, April 2011 | In: Reviews | Comment