Finally! “North Pole soon to be ice free in summer” – Why did it take so long?

Guest “post that doesn’t mention ChiCom-19” by David Middleton APRIL 20, 2020 North Pole soon to be ice free in summerby University of Hamburg The Arctic Ocean in summer will very likely be ice free before 2050, at least temporarily. The efficacy of climate-protection measures will determine how often and for how long. These are…

NASA flights gauge summer sea ice melt in the Arctic

  From NASA By Maria-Jose Viñas, NASA’s Earth Science News Team Earlier this year, Arctic sea ice sank to a record low wintertime extent for the third straight year. Now NASA is flying a set of instruments north of Greenland to observe the impact of the melt season on the Arctic’s oldest and thickest sea…