Ice Reality Check: Arctic Ice Now 31.3% Over Last Year, plus Scientists Counter Latest Arctic 'Record' Warmth Claims as 'Pseudoscience'

10/17/2007 5,663,125 square kilometers 10/17/2008 7,436,406 square kilometers Δice = 1,773,281 sqkm or 31.3% more than last year Source data here: http://www.ijis.iarc.uaf.edu/seaice/extent/plot.csv (Excel file) UPDATE 10/22: The trend has entered the point where last year’s recovery started to get closer to previous years, and the Δice is now about 21% You’ve probably heard by now…

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