Warm Arctic Storm Tearing Sea Ice to Shreds amidst Big 2016 Heat Spike

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Abnormal. Unprecedented. Remarkable. Extreme. These words are supposed to describe unusual events, but in the weird world we’re now entering, the extreme has become commonplace. Some people call this emerging state of affairs ‘the new normal.’ A more direct descriptor is ‘spiraling into climate chaos.’

Chaos is an apt word to describe the scene in the Arctic this week as one of the most powerful summer cyclones ever to form rages in a place that has just experienced a record-shattering influx of atmospheric heat. This storm is hammering the sea ice, pushing it nearly to the second-lowest extent on record. But worse may be still to come as a very weak and diffuse ice pack is predicted to face off against a storm that’s expected to significantly reintensify on both Friday and Tuesday.

Record Arctic Heat

The Arctic. It’s a place we typically associate with frozen things. Due to the…

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2 thoughts on “Warm Arctic Storm Tearing Sea Ice to Shreds amidst Big 2016 Heat Spike

  1. Hi Jim…

    Does RobertScribbler ever mention anything about the eating of animals and that impact on climate change?

    Veda

    > > Exposing the Big Game posted: ” ” >

    • Actually, he did mention in a post that he and his wife were having tempeh for dinner on a campout recently, but as far as getting it (that meat production is part of what is causing climate change he only cites the burning of fossil fuels.

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