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Man-made global warming creates 1 million sq miles more Arctic ice, say experts

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THE Arctic ice sheet is huge:

A chilly Arctic summer has left nearly a million more square miles of ocean covered with ice than at the same time last year – an increase of 60 per cent. The rebound from 2012’s record low comes six years after the BBC reported that global warming would leave the Arctic ice-free in summer by 2013.

Instead, days before the annual autumn re-freeze is due to begin, an unbroken ice sheet more than half the size of Europe already stretches from the Canadian islands to Russia’s northern shores.

In 2010, BBC Science Reporter Jonathan Amos told us:

Arctic summers ice-free ‘by 2013’

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Posted: 15th, September 2013 | In: Reviews | Comment