Antarctic Sea Ice Likely to Hit New All-Time Record Lows Over Coming Days


Throughout the record global heat of 2016 and on into 2017, the world’s sea ice has taken a merciless pounding.

In the Northern Hemisphere, extreme warming of the polar region pushed Arctic sea ice extents to record low daily ranges throughout the winter, spring and fall of 2016. And even today, after many months of daily record lows, sea ice in the Arctic remains more reduced (in most measures) than it has ever been for this time of year.

On the other side of the world, the story is much the same. For it now appears that the ocean region around Antarctica is about to experience an all-time record annual low for sea ice:


(JAXA Antarctic sea ice measure for all years since 1978 shows a strong challenge to the previous record low for extent set in 1997 [lower left hand corner of the graph]. With 2-4…

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2 thoughts on “Antarctic Sea Ice Likely to Hit New All-Time Record Lows Over Coming Days

  1. Republicans Look To Block EPA From Tackling Climate Change
    The Huffington Post 02/03/2017

    GOP lawmakers have their sights set on stripping the Environmental Protection Agency of its power to take action on climate change. …

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