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Arctic sea ice melt has turned the corner

I almost called this yesterday, but I needed more data to be sure. All of the data I’ve looked at agrees, Arctic sea ice is now on the upswing, and in a big way. Here is the plot from NSIDC: This graph from Wipneus shows the abruptness of the change: And the physics of ice…