Thinking about how you say something is rather important if you need to effectively tell a story. Presenting an array of numbers such as the following will simply not cut it because it does not effectively convey the saga of what is actually going on, even if the numbers are meaningful and accurate. 2013 64.570 322.000 0.16 0.18 … Read more#Arctic sea ice update
The Arctic sea ice extent has never been seen this low before at this time of year. Right now in the middle of winter it should be growing, but it is not, the growth has once again stalled. To drive this point home, here are a couple of extracts from Michael Le Page’s Jan 16th … Read more#Arctic Sea Ice Extent – Mid Jan Update
Some have been claiming that the #Arctic melt was simply a short term blip due to a bit of extraordinary weather, and that the normal patterns are now reasserting themselves. Sadly twitter is full of misinformation. Let’s take a quick peek at the data and see if this is correct. You can check the measured … Read moreIs #arctic sea ice extent recovering?
You might have perhaps heard the news that Obama has issued a ban on Arctic drilling for oil. For example we read in The Guardian … Barack Obama bans oil and gas drilling in most of Arctic and Atlantic oceans Barack Obama has permanently banned new oil and gas drilling in most US-owned waters in the … Read moreWill Obama’s ban on #Arctic drilling be effective?
At this time of year, it truly is the land of the midnight sun. Normally it is very cold but something weird is forecast to happen again. Jason Samenow a weather enthusiast since age 10 and the weather editor for the Washington Post, wrote a heads up article about this a couple of days ago. There he … Read moreWeird North Pole Forecast – #Arctic