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Claim: New evidence has linked Arctic warming with severe weather in countries including the UK and US.

From the University of Sheffield via Eurekalert: Professor Edward Hanna and PhD student Richard Hall, from the University of Sheffield’s Department of Geography, are part of a select group of international climate scientists investigating links between Arctic climate change and extreme weather in the northern mid-latitudes. They have found that while it is too soon…

Record high temperatures in the Arctic and Alaska were seen in March 2015 (not part of the article, provided only for reference)

Headline: “Indications Arctic May Become Temperate Zone”

This article was transcribed from a newspaper clipping sent to me, it predicts a long term dramatic change may be possible in the Arctic, describing “unheard of temperatures reported in the Arctic zone”. Further, reports indicate “great masses of ice have been replaced by moraines of earth and stones” indicating glacier retreat. The report goes…

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New Claims ‘Murky’ Global Warming Statistics Are ‘Guessed At’

Via the GWPF Date: 15/05/15 Levi Winchester, Daily Express Some surface temperature recordings used as the basis for global warming evidence are guessed at – including in the Arctic and Antarctic. The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF), chaired by former Conservative chancellor Nigel Lawson, has recently launched an inquiry into the reliability of global surface temperature…

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NYT Claim: Obama’s catastrophic climate denial

Bill McKibben, writing for The New York Times has published an attack on President Obama, accusing him of “climate denial”. According to McKibben; MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — THE Obama administration’s decision to give Shell Oil the go-ahead to drill in the Arctic shows why we may never win the fight against climate change. Even in this…

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BOMBSHELL: Scripps says Arctic Sea Ice may return, forecasts of loss based on ‘oversimplified arguments’

From Scripps Institution of Oceanography Research Highlight: Arctic Sea Ice Loss Likely To Be Reversible Scenarios of a sea ice tipping point leading to a permanently ice-free Arctic Ocean were based on oversimplified arguments New research by Till Wagner and Ian Eisenman, scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, resolves a long-running debate…

A bank of permafrost thaws near the Kolyma River in Siberia.
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More permafrost fears

From the University of Georgia, where apparently they didn’t read this paper before publishing their own and this press release. Warming climate may release vast amounts of carbon from long-frozen Arctic soils Savannah, Ga. – While climatologists are carefully watching carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere, another group of scientists is exploring a massive storehouse…

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Abiotic methane discovered under the Arctic Ocean

From CAGE – Center for Arctic Gas Hydrate, Climate and Environment New source of methane discovered in the Arctic Ocean Methane, a highly effective greenhouse gas, is usually produced by decomposition of organic material, a complex process involving bacteria and microbes. But there is another type of methane that can appear under specific circumstances: Abiotic…