NASA GISS suggests aerosols play a large role in Arctic warming

The Discovery Channel has “shark week”. With all the Arctic news items on WUWT, this is beginning to feel like “polar week”. Here’s an article about aerosols having an impact on the arctic from a surprising source.- Anthony From Universe Today, Nancy Atkinson Since the 1890s, surface temperatures on Earth have risen faster in the…

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Was 2007 Arctic ice really a historic minimum?

Since we have been on the subject of Arctic expeditions this week, I thought I’d share this short essay sent to me by WUWT reader “thoughtful”. It has some interesting perspectives from a NAVY expedition called “Operation Nanook” which is supported by the newspaper clipping from the Berkshire County Eagle (Pittsfield, MA) of October 16th,…

WUWT Ice Survey Shows Thickening Arctic Ice

Guest post by Steven Goddard The WUWT Arctic Ice Thickness Survey has been conducted from the comfort of a warm living room over the last half hour, without sponsors, excessive CO2 emissions or hypothermia.  The data is collected from the US military web site http://imb.crrel.usace.army.mil.  All of the active military buoys show significant thickening ice…