This is the Arctic sea ice extent: November 2016.
National Snow and Ice Data Center (NASA Earth Observatory

Sea ice hit record lows in November #weather

From the UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER and the “one month does not a trend make” department, notice that there is still plenty of ice in the Arctic as shown in the image provided with the press release. It’s weather folks, but do remember this moment the next time we get a record high Arctic…


Inconvenient: Record Arctic Sea Ice Growth In September

History Keeps Proving Prophets Of Eco-Apocalypse Wrong Source data: Since hitting its earliest minimum extent since 1997, Arctic sea ice has been expanding at a phenomenal rate. Already it is greater than at the same date in 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015. Put another way, it is the fourth highest extent in the…


Arctic ice – a historical viewpoint

Guest essay by Roger Graves The subject of the extent of Arctic ice cover has been much in the news, with an apparently unending series of attempts to predict its future extent on the basis of a relatively few years’ worth of data. However, it is possible to make some general predictions, based on a…


Discrepancy in NSIDC press release vs. data puts turning point for end of Arctic ice melt 3 days earlier

Yesterday, as covered by WUWT, NSIDC announced that Arctic sea ice melt had turned the corner on September 10th with a value of 4.14 million square kilometers: Source: XMETMAN writes of his discovery of a discrepancy between what NSIDC announced yesterday, and what their data actually says. I’ve confirmed his findings by downloading the data myself…