Just In The Nick Of Time

Climate experts predicted that the Arctic would be ice-free no later than 2015.

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Their prediction was not looking good until today – when the third spike of the last two months (up to -1C) melted the last remaining ice cube.

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Fortunately, this disaster occurred after Christmas – and saved Santa Claus.

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Earlier today, sea ice extent was at a 10 year high. But experts say it all melted during one hour at -1C this afternoon.

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Ocean and Ice Services | Danmarks Meteorologiske Institut

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1 Response to Just In The Nick Of Time

  1. ralph says:

    Those poor, poor polar bears. They’ll starve to death when there’s no ice to eat.

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